1981–82 Sheffield Shield season
|Tournament format(s)||Double round-robin|
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. 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.
|New South Wales||9||4||6||2||1||72|
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