New South Wales cricket team

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  New South Wales Blues
Personnel
Captain Peter Nevill
Coach Phil Jaques
Team information
Colours     Light Blue      White
Founded1856
Home ground Sydney Cricket Ground
Capacity46,000
Secondary home ground(s) North Sydney Oval
Secondary ground capacity20,000
History
First-class debut Victoria
in 1856
at  Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sheffield Shield  wins46 (1896, 1897, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1912, 1914, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1926, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1938, 1940, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1993, 1994, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2014)
Australian domestic limited-overs cricket tournament  wins11 (1985, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2015, 2016)
KFC Twenty20 Big Bash  wins1 (2009)
Champions League Twenty20  wins1 (2009)
Official website: New South Wales Blues

First-class

One-day

The New South Wales cricket team (currently named NSW Blues) are an Australian men's professional first class cricket team based in Sydney, New South Wales. The team competes in the Australian first class cricket competition known as the Sheffield Shield and the limited overs JLT One-Day Cup. The team previously played in the now defunct Twenty20, Big Bash, which has since been replaced by the Big Bash League since the 2011–12 season. New South Wales were the inaugural winners of the Champions League Twenty20.

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They are by far the most successful domestic cricket side in Australia having won the First-class competition 46 times. In addition, they have also won the Australian domestic limited-overs cricket tournament cup 11 times. They occasionally play first-class matches against touring International sides. New South Wales have played teams representing nine of the twelve test playing nations. Besides its domestic successes, the state is also known for producing some of the finest Australian cricketers to have graced the game, and also for the New South Wales selection bias [1]

Colours and badge

The primary club colour of New South Wales Blues is sky blue, which represents the state colour of New South Wales. The secondary club colour is dark blue ]], with additional contrasting colour of white.

Shirt sponsors and manufacturers

Period Kit manufacturerMajor SponsorMinor SponsorShorts Sponsor
2012–2017 Classic Sportswear Transport for NSW Transport for NSW Transport for NSW
Period Kit manufacturerMajor SponsorMinor SponsorShorts Sponsor
2017– International Sports Clothing Transport for NSW Transport for NSW Transport for NSW

Squad

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

Current squad: [2]

No.NameNatBirth dateBatting StyleBowling StyleNotes
Batsmen
3 Daniel Hughes Australia 16 February 1989 (age 29)Left-handedRight-arm medium
17 Kurtis Patterson Australia 5 May 1993 (age 25)Left-handedRight-arm off break
22 Ryan Gibson Australia 30 December 1993 (age 24)Right-handedRight-arm medium
36 Nick Larkin Australia 1 May 1990 (age 28)Right-handedRight-arm medium
Nick Bertus Australia 24 July 1993 (age 25)Left-handedLeft-arm medium
10 Param Uppal Australia 26 October 1998 (age 20)Right-handedRight-arm off-break
Jordan Gauci Australia 27 July 1998 (age 20)Right-handedRight-arm medium Rookie contract
Ryan Hackney Australia 15 July 1999 (age 19)Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Rookie contract
All-rounders
12 Arjun Nair Australia 12 April 1998 (age 20)Right-handedRight-arm off break
18 Jack Edwards Australia 9 April 2000 (age 18)Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast Rookie contract
21 Moises Henriques Australia 1 February 1987 (age 31)Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast Vice-captain
23 Jason Sangha Australia 8 September 1999 (age 19)Right-handedRight-arm leg break
60 Daniel Sams Australia 27 October 1992 (age 26)Right-handedLeft-arm fast-medium JLT Cup squad
Wicket-keepers
20 Peter Nevill Australia 13 October 1985 (age 33)Right-handedRight-arm medium Cricket Australia contract, Captain
70 Jay Lenton Australia 10 August 1990 (age 28)Left-handedRight-arm medium JLT Cup Squad
Baxter Holt Australia 21 October 1999 (age 19)Right-handedRight-arm medium Rookie contract
Bowlers
5 Harry Conway Australia 17 September 1992 (age 26)Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium
8 Josh Hazlewood Australia 8 January 1991 (age 27)Left-handedRight-arm fast-medium Cricket Australia contract
9 Trent Copeland Australia 14 March 1986 (age 32)Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium
25 Charlie Stobo Australia 8 March 1995 (age 23)Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium
27 Ben Dwarshuis Australia 23 June 1994 (age 24)Left-handedLeft-arm fast-medium
30 Pat Cummins Australia 8 May 1993 (age 25)Right-handedRight-arm fast Cricket Australia contract
42 Daniel Fallins Australia 12 August 1996 (age 22)Right-handedRight-arm leg-break
56 Mitchell Starc Australia 30 January 1990 (age 28)Left-handedLeft-arm fast Cricket Australia contract
67 Nathan Lyon Australia 20 November 1987 (age 31)Right-handedRight-arm off break Cricket Australia contract
72 Steve O'Keefe Australia 9 December 1984 (age 33)Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
77 Sean Abbott Australia 29 February 1992 (age 26)Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium
78 Mickey Edwards Australia 23 December 1994 (age 23)Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium
93 Chris Green Australia 1 October 1993 (age 25)Right-handedRight-arm off-break JLT Cup squad
Liam Hatcher Australia 17 September 1996 (age 22)Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium
Henry Thornton Australia 16 December 1996 (age 21)Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium
Ryan Hadley Australia 17 November 1998 (age 20)Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast Rookie contract
Chad Sammut Australia Left-handedLeft-arm fast-medium Rookie contract

Notable players

The following is a list of notable players who have represented both New South Wales and Australia.

Honours

1895–96, 1896–97, 1899–00, 1901–02, 1902–03, 1903–04, 1904–05, 1905–06, 1906–07, 1908–09, 1910–11, 1911–12, 1913–14, 1919–20, 1920–21, 1922–23, 1925–26, 1928–29, 1931–32, 1932–33, 1937–38, 1939–40, 1948–49, 1949–50, 1951–52, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1959–60, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1989–90, 1992–93, 1993–94, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2013-14
1990–91, 1991–92, 2006–07
1984–85, 1987–88, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2005–06, 2015, 2016
1979–80, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1990–91, 1997–98, 1998–99, 2013-14, 2014-15
2008–09
2009

Records

Most first-class matches played

RankMatchesPlayerPeriod
1135 Greg Matthews 1982/83 – 1997/98
2120 Phil Emery 1987/88 – 1998/99
3115 Geoff Lawson 1977/78 – 1991/92
4108 Mark Waugh 1985/86 – 2003/04
5107 Steve Rixon 1974/75 – 1987/88
Source: [3] . Last updated: 31 May 2007.

Most first-class runs

Rank Runs PlayerCareer
19,309 (183 inns.) Michael Bevan 1989/90 – 2006/07
28,416 (182 inns.) Mark Waugh 1985/86 – 2003/04
38,005 (135 inns.) Alan Kippax 1918/19 – 1935/36
46,997 (172 inns.) Mark Taylor 1985/86 – 1998/99
56,946 (159 inns.) Steve Waugh 1984/85 – 2003/04
Source: [4] . Last updated: 28 May 2007.

Most first-class wickets

Rank Wickets PlayerMatches Average
1417 Greg Matthews 13528.64
2395 Geoff Lawson 11523.36
3334 Arthur Mailey 6727.66
4325 Bill O'Reilly 5416.52
5322 Richie Benaud 8626.00
Source: [5] . Last updated: 31 May 2007.

See also

References

  1. McGrath and co conspicuous by their absence Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 December 2011
  2. Cricket.com.au. Retrieved 16 July 2018
  3. http://aus.cricinfo.com/db/STATS/AUS/STATES/NSW/FC_INDIV_MOST_MATCHES_NSW.html
  4. http://aus.cricinfo.com/db/STATS/AUS/STATES/NSW/FC_BAT_MOST_RUNS_NSW.html
  5. http://aus.cricinfo.com/db/STATS/AUS/STATES/NSW/FC_BOWL_MOST_WKTS_NSW.html