1962–63 Sheffield Shield season

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1962–63 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions Victoria
Participants 5
Matches played 20

The 1962–63 Sheffield Shield season was the 61st season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. Victoria won the championship which ended the winning streak of New South Wales.[1][2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1st Inns Won Drawn 1st Inns Lost Lost Points
Victoria 8 4 2 0 1 1 48
South Australia 8 3 2 0 1 2 38
New South Wales 8 3 1 0 1 3 34
Western Australia 8 2 0 0 0 6 24
Queensland 8 2 1 0 3 2 20

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Bob Cowper 813[3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Ian Meckiff 47[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.