shield cricket

shield cricket

n
(Cricket) Austral the interstate cricket competition held for the Sheffield Shield
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They both stand the seam up nicely and Chadd's been rewarded for what he has done in Shield cricket for the last couple of years," the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Smith, as saying.
Australia has (its) domestic schedule - a full round of Shield cricket - and it's above my pay grade to sort those things.
I don't know how much Sheffield Shield cricket he's looking to play in the rest of the Australian season, but it's probably not a great deal.
The successful Grove players are (from left) Helen Leadbeater, Sadie McFadzean, Anne Hollingworth, Diane Durrans and Angie Dallas plus Jackie Karimi and Gabrielle Kingham, who were not pictured 69972518 Skipper |Bert Mackay (Paddock), left, and Charlie Bradshaw (Slaithwaite) lined up with their players before the Paddock Shield cricket final 69972500
I still think I've got a fair bit of work to do to prove I'm ready to have another crack at Test cricket again, but when you're not playing a lot of Shield cricket you've just got to play as well as you can whenever you get the opportunity to play for Australia.
At the very least, he will want to play Sheffield Shield cricket for NSW.
That ODI success earned him a Test call-up for the return Ashes series around the end of last year, despite his extremely modest record in Sheffield Shield cricket.
While their Ashes rivals are all tuning up nicely in Sheffield Shield cricket - David Warner and Steve Smith both hit centuries for New South Wales in Melbourne - England could have done without falling foul of the rain.
The one thing we need to keep in mind is that he was the leading run-scorer in (Sheffield) Shield cricket leading up to the start of this summer.
You think you can bounce people out, but obviously our batters are good enough and used to that because they've been playing Shield cricket there every second week.
There is another round of Sheffield Shield cricket to be played as well as the A game against England before the first Test.