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1897–98 Sheffield Shield season

The 1897–98 Sheffield Shield season was the sixth season of the Sheffield Shield, the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia. Victoria won the championship.[1][2]

1897–98 Sheffield Shield
Cricket formatFirst-class
Tournament format(s)Double round-robin
ChampionsVictoria
Participants3
Matches played6

TableEdit

Team Pld W L D
Victoria 4 3 1 0
South Australia 4 2 2 0
New South Wales 4 1 3 0

StatisticsEdit

Most RunsEdit

Clem Hill 367[3]

Most WicketsEdit

Ernie Jones 33[4]

ReferencesEdit

  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.