1958–59 Sheffield Shield season

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1958–59 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions New South Wales
Participants 5
Matches played 20

The 1958–59 Sheffield Shield season was the 57th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. New South Wales won the championship for the sixth consecutive year.[1][2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1st Inns Won 1st Inns Lost Drawn Lost Points
New South Wales 8 4 3 1 0 0 52
Queensland 8 2 2 3 1 0 30
Victoria 8 1 2 1 1 3 20
Western Australia 8 1 2 2 0 3 18
South Australia 8 1 1 3 0 3 14

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Gavin Stevens 859 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Richie Benaud 39 [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.