Sheffield Shield

  • New South Wales win Sheffield Shield title 25-03-2014 09:36 AM

    New South Wales won the Sheffield Shield title for the first time since 2007-2008 when skipper Steve Smith and his Western Australian counterpart agreed to end the rain-interrupted domestic first-class final early. Smith's team only needed a draw to claim the Shield for a 46th time, and had a winning...
  • Johan Botha handed a one-match ban by CA 07-03-2014 12:32 PM

    Melbourne: South Australia's Johan Botha has received a reprimand and two suspension points for two separate breaches of the Cricket Australia (CA) Code of Behaviour during the ninth round of the Bupa Sheffield Shield against New South Wales. CA in statement said that in the first breach, the former South...
  • Australia to turn on the lights for Sheffield Shield 01-03-2014 10:03 AM

    Australia will play a number of first-class matches in the domestic Sheffield Shield competition under lights next week as a trial for playing day-night Test cricket, Cricket Australia said on Saturday. Brisbane's Gabba ground, the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval will all host matches with sessions played at night...
  • Western Australia's Ashton Agar fined 25-11-2013 01:30 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday fined spinner Ashton Agar 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching the Code of Behaviour during Western Australia's Bupa Sheffield Shield match against the Victorian Bushrangers at the WACA. Agar was reported by umpires for breaching Article 2.1.3 - showing dissent at...
  • Matthew Wade fined, suspended for pitch tampering 17-11-2013 10:12 AM

    Melbourne: Former Australia Test wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has been fined and suspended for pitch tampering during a domestic first class match between Victoria and Tasmania. Wade, the Victoria captain, was found to have tampered with the pitch during his innings of 119 in the first innings of a match which...
  • Mitchell Johnson on the brink of Test recall for Australia 11-11-2013 02:03 PM

    Perth: The prospects of an Ashes Test recall for Mitchell Johnson increased Monday when the veteran paceman was rested from a domestic Sheffield Shield match for his state team. The 32-year-old left-armer hasn't played a Test match since March, but has been in impressive form in the limited-overs arena for...
  • Aussie Test opener Chris Rogers nears ton in Shield game 08-11-2013 06:42 PM

    Melbourne: Test opener Chris Rogers scored an unbeaten 96 for Victoria on Friday to play himself into form ahead of the Ashes series against England. After his first-innings knock of 88 in five hours, Rogers gave another exhibition of strong defence in the second dig, mixed with occasional lusty blows....
  • Alex Doolan pushes for Australia Test spot with ton 02-11-2013 03:50 PM

    Sydney: Alex Doolan boosted his chances of a Test debut in this month's Ashes series with a brilliant century for Tasmania in a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney on Saturday. Doolan scored 132 to help the defending Shield champions claim a thrilling two-wicket win over New South Wales on the...
  • Australia paceman Ryan Harris struck down by virus 02-11-2013 02:27 PM

    Sydney: Australia paceman Ryan Harris succumbed to a virus and was unable to bowl for Queensland in their Sheffield Shield game on Saturday just weeks out from the Ashes series opener with England. As the Bulls drew with South Australia in the Shield match in Adelaide, Harris became the latest...
  • Michael Clarke reprimanded over dissent charge 01-11-2013 03:42 PM

    Sydney: Australia Test captain Michael Clarke has been reprimanded for showing dissent while playing for New South Wales in a domestic match, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Clarke was reported by the umpires on Thursday for challenging an umpire's decision while captaining NSW in a Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania...
  • Michael Clarke bounces back from injury with 88 30-10-2013 02:53 PM

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke bounced back from a six-week injury layoff with a stylish 88 for New South Wales against Tasmania. Clarke has been plagued by chronic back problems since he was a teenager and was ruled out of Australia's ongoing one-day tour to India so he could rest...
  • Michael Clarke set for Sheffield Shield return 24-10-2013 11:40 AM

    Sydney: Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke is back in the nets and could return to competitive action by the end of the month in a major boost to the hosts before the start of the Ashes series on November 21. The 32-year-old batsman, who has suffered from a recurring lower...
  • Watson, Haddin to play in Shield game 14-02-2012 01:34 PM

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  • Simon Katich cleared of fracture 07-02-2012 08:43 AM

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