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Warriors wrap up domestic triple-double

WESTERN Australia has secured its third consecutive Sheffield Shield title after defeating Tasmania by 377 runs at the WACA on Sunday. The Warriors sealed victory as day four drew to its crescendo, with Joel Paris sticking a screamer in gully to see Tasmania rolled for 160 in the final session. A dominant force on the […]

WA secures third-straight home Shield final

WESTERN Australia has locked in top spot on the Sheffield Shield ladder for a third season running, after roaring to a 138-run win over Victoria yesterday. Meanwhile, Tasmania spurned its chance to host the final in a 134-run loss to South Australia, but will face WA in the decider nonetheless. >> SCROLL for full scorecards […]

Tassie in trouble with home final on the line

TASMANIA is at risk of missing out on a home Sheffield Shield final, with South Australia doing a fine job of playing spoiler in their clash at Blundstone Arena. The Tigers were set 324 for victory on day two and went into stumps at 1-8, still requiring 316 runs to lock in top spot. >> […]

Boland back with a bang in must-win Shield clash

SCOTT Boland has made a timely Sheffield Shield return for Victoria, claiming 4-41 on day one against Western Australia as his side chases a spot in this season’s final. The seamer was released from Australia’s Test squad in New Zealand, where the tourists secured a 2-0 series sweep. >> SCROLL for full scorecards The Warriors, […]

The Contenders: 2023/24 Sheffield Shield final

TASMANIA is locked into a spot in the 2023/24 Sheffield Shield final, though hosting rights and one more place in the decider remain up for grabs next week. A mouthwatering clash between Western Australia and Victoria is likely to make all the difference – check out how as we delve into each contender. STANDINGS 1. […]

Tigers roar into Sheffield Shield final

TASMANIA will play in its first Sheffield Shield final since 2018 after beating fellow contender Victoria on home turf today. The Tigers will next play South Australia to earn hosting rights for this month’s decider having proven 57 runs too good for their counterparts at Blundstone Arena. >> SCROLL for scorecards, standings, and fixtures All-round […]

Vics left frustrated after double Shield draw

THE top two Sheffield Shield sides were left to settle for draws yesterday as a mixture of rain and plucky batting halted their final day quests for victory. Victoria will feel most hard done by after rain in Sydney left the visitors just two wickets shy of leapfrogging Tasmania into first place. Players left the […]

Puc puts Vics in box seat against Blues

WILL Pucovski has posted his first Sheffield Shield ton in over three years yesterday to put Victoria in the box seat against New South Wales at the SCG. The top order prodigy peeled off a patient 131 (302) as his side built its 202-run first innings lead on day three. Victorian skipper Peter Handscomb (114) […]

Vics, Blues made to work in thrilling chases

VICTORIA and New South Wales pulled off successful run chases in the Sheffield Shield yesterday, but not without their respective scares. While the Vics scraped past South Australia to shift into second spot, the Blues beat Western Australia to draw closer to the top two. >> SCROLL for scorecards from all three matches The equations were […]

Tassie remains top, tasks set for Vics & Blues

TASMANIA has strengthened its hold on top spot in the Sheffield Shield, after a four-wicket win over Queensland at The Gabba yesterday. Jordan Silk (84*) guided the Tigers home in a successful chase of 224, finishing the job alongside Mitchell Owen (29*). Owen sealed the win with a huge six off Michael Neser to put […]

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