Australian selectors have arguably been left with more questions than answers after the opening round of The Sheffield Shield. NSW skipper reveals a classic gag played on a run-machine teammate during a Sheffield Shield match last summer. Watch every one of the 62 wickets taken by Chadd Sayers this Sheffield Shield season, the third-best haul in the history of the competition.
Travis Head made a fine no to ensure the Sheffield Shield final was drawn, but Victoria celebrated an historic three-peat in Alice Springs. South Australia captain Travis Head made a fine final-day century as he fought to stave off defeat against Victoria in the Sheffield Shield final. Cricket Australia is the custodian of cricket in Australia with a vision to be Australia's favourite sport.
Take cricket with you everywhere! Get the latest scores, news, highlights, live radio and live video streaming. Western Australia win by 6 runs. South Australia win by runs. Victoria win by an innings and 11 runs. Mitchell Santner's twin half-centuries were some consolation for Northern Districts in the eight-wicket defeat, their third in four matches this season. The two openers scored centuries while the fast bowler picked up a five-for to lead Central Districts to a victory by an innings and 86 runs.
The allrounder took 4 for 60 and 6 for 57 to drown out a spirited fightback from Northern Districts. Playing with a fractured finger, Lockie Ferguson took 12 wickets, including a seven-for in the first innings. The year-old left-arm wristspinner edged out Northern Districts by eight runs with a second-innings haul of 7 for The New Zealand batsman struck twin centuries as Auckland were routed by runs. Stephen Murdoch waltzed to his 13th first-class ton while Hamish Bennett bagged a match haul of seven wickets match as Wellington prevailed by an innings and 43 runs.
Brad Schmulian brought up the highest score by a New Zealand batsman on first-class debut, breaking a record that had stood since the season. The two New Zealand internationals bagged 11 wickets between them to secure 17 points for Otago in their season opener. Auckland resist for All the records Michael Papps broke while scoring an unbeaten for Wellington against Auckland in the Plunket Shield.
The Wellington batsman says he is "pleased but knackered" after his record-breaking triple. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies? Matches All times Fixtures Results. Northern Districts ND Central Districts crowned Plunket Shield champions They made the finals of both limited-overs tournaments in and have now taken the first-class title.
Play abandoned due to unsafe wicket in Rangiora Canterbury have accused Auckland of deliberately batting negatively after their Plunket Shield encounter was called off early on the third day. Meaker bucks trend with red-ball stint for Auckland The news over recent days has focused on England players choosing to give up the first-class game, but Surrey's Stuart Meaker has taken a step in the opposite direction. Sodhi, Seifert steer Northern Districts to first win Tim Seifert's century set up a massive first-innings score of before Ish Sodhi chipped away at Otago to return a match haul of nine wickets, including a five-for on the final day.
Phillips and three-for fires Auckland to thrilling win Auckland's bowlers overcame a solid resistance from Canterbury's middle order to pick up a run win in a chase of in Auckland. Central Districts close in on top position with seven-wicket win A combined bowling effort from the Central Districts pace attack, and an improved batting performance in the second innings gave them a seven-wicket win against Wellington in Nelson.