|Colours||Light Blue Dark Blue|
|Home ground||Sydney Cricket Ground|
|Secondary home ground(s)||North Sydney Oval, Drummoyne Oval, Bankstown Oval, North Dalton Park|
|Secondary ground capacity||20,000, 6,000, 8,000, 5,430|
|First-class debut|| Victoria |
at Melbourne Cricket Ground
|Sheffield Shield wins||47 (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, 2020)|
|One Day Wins wins||11 (1985, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2015, 2016)|
|KFC Twenty20 Big Bash wins||1 (2009)|
|Champions League Twenty20 wins||1 (2009)|
|Official website||New South Wales Blues|
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 Marsh 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 The team previously played in the now defunct Twenty20, Big Bash, which has since been replaced by the Big Bash League since the 2011–12 season.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.
They are by far the most successful domestic cricket side in Australia having won the First-class competition 47 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.
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.
|Period||Kit manufacturer||Major Sponsor||Minor Sponsor||Shorts Sponsor|
|2012–2017||Classic Sportswear||Transport for NSW||Transport for NSW||Transport for NSW|
|2017–||International Sports Clothing||Transport for NSW||Transport for NSW||Transport for NSW|
Players with international caps are listed in bold.
The squad for the 2019–20 season was as follows:
|No.||Name||Nat||Birth date||Sheffield Shield or One Day Cup||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|3||Daniel Hughes||16 February 1989||Both||Left-handed||Right-arm medium|
|14||Nicholas Bertus||24 July 1993||Both||Left-handed||Left-arm medium|
|17||Kurtis Patterson||5 May 1993||Both||Left-handed||Right-arm off break||Has played Test Matches|
|22||Ryan Gibson||30 December 1993||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|31||David Warner||27 October 1986||Both||Left-handed||Right-arm medium||Cricket Australia contract|
|36||Nick Larkin||1 May 1990||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|49||Steve Smith||2 June 1989||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm leg spin||Cricket Australia contract|
|9||Oliver Davies||14 October 2000||One Day Cup||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|–||Ryan Hackney||15 July 1999||One Day Cup||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox||Rookie contract|
|10||Param Uppal||26 October 1998||One Day Cup||Right-handed||Right-arm off-break|
|18||Jack Edwards||9 April 2000||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast|
|21||Moises Henriques||1 February 1987||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||Vice-captain (Both)|
|23||Jason Sangha||8 September 1999||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm leg break|
|60||Daniel Sams||27 October 1992||One Day Cup||Right-handed||Left-arm fast-medium||Marsh One-Day Cup squad|
|20||Peter Nevill||13 October 1985||Sheffield Shield||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||Captain|
|–||Matthew Gilkes||21 August 1999||One Day Cup||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||Rookie contract|
|–||Baxter Holt||21 October 1999||One Day Cup||Left-handed||Left-arm medium||Rookie contract|
|5||Harry Conway||17 September 1992||Sheffield Shield||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium|
|7||Liam Hatcher||17 September 1996||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium|
|8||Josh Hazlewood||8 January 1991||Both||Left-handed||Right-arm fast-medium||Cricket Australia contract|
|9||Trent Copeland||14 March 1986||Sheffield Shield||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium||Ex-Test Match Player|
|27||Ben Dwarshuis||23 June 1994||One Day Cup||Left-handed||Left-arm fast-medium|
|30||Pat Cummins||8 May 1993||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm fast|| Cricket Australia contract |
Captain (One Day Cup)
|42||Daniel Fallins||12 August 1996||One Day Cup||Right-handed||Right-arm leg-break|
|56||Mitchell Starc||30 January 1990||Both||Left-handed||Left-arm fast||Cricket Australia contract|
|67||Nathan Lyon||20 November 1987||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm off break||Cricket Australia contract|
|76||Greg West||25 July 1994||One Day Cup||Right-handed||Left-arm fast-medium|
|77||Sean Abbott||29 February 1992||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium||Cricket Australia white-ball contract.|
|78||Mickey Edwards||23 December 1994||One Day Cup||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium|
|–||Ryan Hadley||17 November 1998||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||Rookie contract|
|–||Chad Sammut||–||One Day Cup||Left-handed||Left-arm fast-medium||Rookie contract|
|–||Chris Tremain||10 August 1991||One Day Cup||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium|
|88||Adam Zampa||31 March 1992||Both||Right-handed||Right-arm leg break|| Cricket Australia contract |
Yet to play for NSW - prev SA
The following is a list of notable players who have represented Australia in Test Matches.
The following is a list of players who have represented other nations in Test matches.
|1||135||Greg Matthews||1982/83 – 1997/98|
|2||120||Phil Emery||1987/88 – 1998/99|
|3||115||Geoff Lawson||1977/78 – 1991/92|
|4||108||Mark Waugh||1985/86 – 2003/04|
|5||107||Steve Rixon||1974/75 – 1987/88|
|Source: . Last updated: 31 May 2007.|
|1||9,309 (183 inns.)||Michael Bevan||1989/90 – 2006/07|
|2||8,416 (182 inns.)||Mark Waugh||1985/86 – 2003/04|
|3||8,005 (135 inns.)||Alan Kippax||1918/19 – 1935/36|
|4||6,997 (172 inns.)||Mark Taylor||1985/86 – 1998/99|
|5||6,946 (159 inns.)||Steve Waugh||1984/85 – 2003/04|
|Source: . Last updated: 28 May 2007.|
|Source: . Last updated: 31 May 2007.|
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