1978–79 Sheffield Shield season

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1978–79 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions Victoria
Participants 6
Matches played 25

The 1978–79 Sheffield Shield season was the 77th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. Victoria won the championship. [1] [2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won Drawn Lost Batting points Bowling points Win points Total Points
Victoria 9 4 3 2 32 38 40 110
Western Australia 9 3 5 1 28 36 30 94
New South Wales 9 3 4 2 30 32 30 92
Queensland 9 3 3 3 21 33 30 84
South Australia 9 1 3 5 18 29 10 57
Tasmania 5 1 2 2 18 19 18 55

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Andrew Hilditch 778 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

David Hourn 40 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records pages 133-137. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6. 
  2. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 1344-1345. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9. 
  3. ^ "Batting Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  4. ^ "Bowling Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo.