1954–55 Sheffield Shield season

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1954–55 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) round-robin
Champions New South Wales
Participants 5
Matches played 9

The 1954–55 Sheffield Shield season was the 53rd season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. New South Wales won the championship. The matches were reduced to limit financial losses but the experiment proved to be false economy.[1][2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1st Inns Won 1st Inns Lost Lost Drawn Points Average
New South Wales 4 2 1 0 1 0 13 65.00
Victoria 4 1 2 0 1 0 11 55.00
Western Australia 2 0 1 0 0 1 5 50.00
Queensland 4 1 0 2 1 0 7 35.00
South Australia 4 0 0 2 1 1 4 20.00

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Neil Harvey 401 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Pat Crawford 25 [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.