Sheffield Shield in History

Events in Sport

  • 1892-12-16 Commencement of 1st Sheffield Shield cricket game, SA v NSW
  • 1926-12-11 Queensland win their 1st Sheffield Shield cricket match, v NSW
  • 1934-01-30 Bert Ironmonger ends Sheffield Shield career age 51 yrs 298 days
  • 1983-03-05 NSW beat Western Australia by 54 runs to win Sheffield Shield
  • 1984-03-13 WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield
  • 1985-03-19 NSW wins cricket Sheffield Shield by beating Queensland by 1 wicket
  • 1986-03-18 Exciting draw in final gives NSW the Sheffield Shield over Queensland
  • 1987-03-24 WA win the Sheffield Shield by drawing cricket final vs Victoria
  • 1988-03-22 WA beat Queensland by 5 wkts to win the Sheffield Shield Final
  • 1990-03-27 NSW beat Queensland by 345 runs to win Sheffield Shield Final
  • 1991-03-26 Victoria beat NSW by 7 wickets to win Sheffield Shield Final
  • 1992-04-01 WA beat NSW by 44 runs to win the Sheffield Shield Final
  • 1993-03-29 Queensland all out for 75 v NSW in Sheffield Shield Final
  • 1993-03-30 New South Wales beat Qld by eight wkts to win Sheffield Shield
  • 1994-10-13 Earliest start of Sheffield Shield season (Queensland v Tasmania)
  • 1995-03-28 Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield
  • 1996-04-03 South Australia grab exciting draw vs W A to win Sheffield Shield

Deaths in Sport

  • 1981-03-26 Tim Wall, cricketer (SA v NSW 1933 is Sheffield Shield record), dies
  • 1983-04-28 Ron James, cricketer (NSW's Sheffield Shield capt 1949-50), dies