1981–82 Sheffield Shield season

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1981–82 Sheffield Shield season
Cricket format First-class
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Champions South Australia
Participants 6
Matches played 27

The 1981–82 Sheffield Shield season was the 80th season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. South Australia won the championship.[1] This was the last time that the championship was decided by virtue of the team topping the league ladder. The following season would see the top two teams playing in a final to determine the champions.[2]

Table[edit]

Team Played Won 1stW NR Lost Points
South Australia 9 4 5 1 1 74
New South Wales 9 4 6 2 1 72
Western Australia 9 3 4 1 1 54
Tasmania 9 1 2 0 3 36
Queensland 9 1 2 2 2 20
Victoria 9 0 4 0 5 16

Statistics[edit]

Most Runs[edit]

Kepler Wessels 1015 [3]

Most Wickets[edit]

Ian Callen 31 [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.