Sheffield Shield


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Sheffield Shield

n
(Cricket) (in Australia) the former name for the trophy of the annual interstate cricket competition
[C19: named after Lord Sheffield, sponsor of a visiting English side in 1891–92, who inaugurated the Sheffield Shield competition in 1892]
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But Johnson insists the pitch does not have the feel of a typical four-day Sheffield Shield wicket, claiming questionable shot selection and excellent bowling from both sides were to blame for the plethora of wickets.
Twenty-six-year-old Clark, a 6ft 5in pace bowler who has taken more wickets than anyone else in Australia's current four-day domestic competition (formerly the Sheffield Shield), will fill in for Andy Bichel at New Road.
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The Scorchers tried its best to lure Philippe as he hails from Perth, began his career with the Scorchers in 2017-18 BBL and plays one-day domestic and Sheffield Shield with Western Australia.
The 26-year-old, back in the domestic Sheffield Shield after a nine-month ban for ball-tampering, patiently compiled 138 not out from a marathon 358 balls and then 86 off 263 deliveries in his second dig for Western Australia.
Yorkshire-born Hemphrey, joins from Australian side Queensland Bulls who he is currently playing for in the Sheffield Shield.
Coach Justin Langer said they, along with Peter Siddle, would be better off playing Sheffield Shield cricket to be ready for a busy home summer featuring four Tests against India and two against Sri Lanka.
Pope, 18, became the youngest bowler to take seven wickets in their Sheffield Shield first-class competition when he claimed 7-87 in just his second match.
HOBART -- Pakistanborn refugee Fawad Ahmed has broken a domestic firstclass cricket finals record in Australia, taking eight wickets for 89 runs for Victoria state in the Sheffield Shield final against Western Australia.
Five years on, the cricket world is still coming to terms with what happened to the former Australia Test batsman last week, hit on the neck by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match and then two days later - Five years on, the crick-CRICKET world is still coming to terms with what happened to the former Australia Test batsman last week, hit on the neck by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match and then two days later - three before what would have been his 26th birthday - dying of his injuries.
Hughes, 25, died after being struck on the neck by a bouncer while playing in a domestic Sheffield Shield match for South Australia in Sydney.
Hughes passed away on Thursday, two days after being hit in the neck by a ball in a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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