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Remaining domestic fixtures for 2023/24 revealed

THE Australian domestic cricket fixture reveals continued yesterday with the WNCL, Sheffield Shield and Marsh Cup fixtures all dropping. One key moment in the WNCL fixture is Adelaide Oval being used as a WNCL ground for the first time in 13 years when South Australia host Victoria there in January. The season itself kicks off […]

Vics in box seat to secure Shield final

ANOTHER dominant day of Sheffield Shield cricket has seen Victoria move into the box seat to secure a spot in this season’s final. The visitors rocketed to a first innings lead at the WACA yesterday before Scott Boland struck late to leave Western Australia at 3-88 come stumps, as many runs in arrears. The key […]

Boland stars as Vics vie for Shield final

SCOTT Boland has made an immediate impact upon his Sheffield Shield return from the Australian Test side, starring as Victoria skittled Western Australia yesterday. The Vics rolled WA for 122 on day one at the WACA, with Boland claiming 4-29 as his side vies for a spot in this season’s decider. Stand-in Victorian skipper Will […]

Preview | Sheffield Shield standings go down to the wire

WESTERN Australia will host the 2022/23 Sheffield Shield final, but the last round of matches will decide the Warriors’ opponent for the March 23 decider. In a triple-header of matches starting tomorrow, Queensland and Victoria are set to vie for the all important second spot, while the boffins’ calculators get a workout over the next […]

Sheffield Shield update: Final race goes down to the wire

VICTORIA and Queensland will vie for a Sheffield Shield final berth in the last round of the 2022/23 season, with only one place in the decider up for grabs. Second spot is currently occupied by the Bulls, who need to win or hope third placed Victoria loses in the Shield triple-header starting on March 14. […]

Bancroft presses Test case as Warriors roll Tassie

CAMERON Bancroft has again pressed his case for a Test recall after compiling his fourth century in the 2022/23 Sheffield Shield season. The West Australian opener thumped Tasmania for an unbeaten 176 in his side’s second dig on Thursday, setting the hosts a whopping 504 to win at Blundstone Arena. Resuming at eight down with […]

Peirson ton keeps Queensland bullish against Blues

QUEENSLAND captain Jimmy Peirson has taken full toll after being dropped on nought to notch up his sixth first class century, against New South Wales yesterday. The gloveman entered the crease with his side reeling at 5-80, but pulled through to finish day two unbeaten on 115 with the Bulls still 39 runs in arrears. […]

Inglis, Short fire for Shield tons amid triple-header

AGGRESSIVE hundreds from Josh Inglis and Matt Short put their respective sides in strong positions yesterday, as three games of Sheffield Shield cricket played out simultaneously. Inglis’ ton steered Western Australia to a first innings total of 300, while Short again looked a class above for Victoria to help set up an ongoing lead of […]

Redbacks draw the Short straw as Vics mount fightback

VICTORIA has fought back hard in its crucial Sheffield Shield clash with South Australia, working into the box seat after day one at Junction Oval. On a day where 15 wickets fell, in-form Vic batter Matt Short conjured a better than run-a-ball 70 to give his side something to defend in the four-day contest. The […]

Sydney rain washes away potential Shield thriller

NEW South Wales remains winless in the 2022/23 Sheffield Shield season, after rain ensured their clash with Tasmania would end in a draw. The inclement weather robbed either side a chance at victory on day four at the SCG, with the visitors chasing 287 and the hosts requiring 10 wickets to force a result. The […]

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