1972–73 Sheffield Shield season

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1972–73 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions Western Australia
Participants 5
Matches played 20

The 1972–73 Sheffield Shield season was the 71st season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. Western Australia won the championship.[1] The points system changed with ten points now awarded for a win.[2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won Drawn Lost Win points Batting points Bowling points Total Points
Western Australia 8 4 2 2 40 26 29 95
South Australia 8 3 4 1 30 23 26 79
New South Wales 8 3 1 4 30 12 30 72
Victoria 8 1 4 3 10 29 25 64
Queensland 8 2 3 3 20 8 31 59

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Doug Walters 654 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Ashley Mallett 49 [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.