12 December 2009
Steve Smith scored 102no in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Queensland at the Gabba – his maiden first class century.
12 December 2019
1st Grade player #259 Lockie Ferguson made his Test debut for New Zealand vs Australia at Optus Stadium in Perth.
13 December 1969
Peter Doherty took 8-33 in 5th Grade vs Manly-Warringah A at Weldon Oval.
13 December 1997
Phil Jaques scored 208 in 2nd Grade vs Bankstown at Caringbah Oval – at the time, the club record score for all grades.
13 December 2013
Steve Smith scored 111 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs England at the WACA. He won the Player of the Match award.
14 December 1969
Sutherland won the Rothmans Limited Overs Knockout final by defeating Manly-Warringah at Hurstville Oval.
Sutherland 135 off 30.1 overs (Alan Griffiths 33, Colin Dodd 22, Graeme Marston 21) d. Manly-Warringah 77 off 24.7 overs (Ted Cotton 4-17, Glen Bailey 4-24, Bob Bain 5 cts).
At one stage, Manly were 3/65 but lost their last seven wickets for 12 runs.
14 December 1985
Anthony Hale took 5-24 in the second innings in 4th Grade vs Hawkesbury at Benson’s Lane No.2, to finish with match figures of 11-32. We won outright after batting for 13.4 overs in the match: Sutherland 2/48 off 4.1 overs & 2/69 off 9.3 overs d. Hawkesbury 45 & 69.
15 December 1984
Jonathan Clark scored 158no in 5th Grade vs Northern District at Tonkin Oval – the then record score for 5ths.
15 December 2014
Steve Smith was named as the 45th Australian Test Captain.
15 December 2016
Steve Smith scored 130 in the first innings of the 1st Test vs Pakistan at the Gabba.
16 December 1967
Bryan Gorman took 3-64 & 7-46 in “B” Shires vs Auburn-Lidcombe at Mona Park – 10 wickets in a day.
16 December 1974
Ken Hudson scored 151no in AW Green Shield vs Nepean at Howell Oval – the then record score for AWG. He had an unbroken opening partnership of 241 with Peter McMahon – the then highest partnership in all grades for the club.
16 December 1977
John Dyson made his Test debut for Australia vs India in the 2nd Test at the WACA.
16 December 1989
Glenn McGrath made his 1st Grade debut vs Northern District at Waitara Oval, taking 5-36.
16 December 2013
Shane Watson scored 103 in the second innings of the 3rd Test vs England at the WACA.
16 December 2017
Steve Smith scored 239 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs England at the WACA. He won the Player of the Match award.
16 December 2018
Sutherland won the Kingsgrove Sports 1st Grade T20 final by defeating Sydney University at the SCG.
Sutherland 5/123 off 14.4 overs (Jamie Brown 35no) d. Sydney University 122 off 19.5 overs (Daniel Fallins 3-22, Tom Pinson 2-12, Tom Doyle 2-38).
18 December 1965
Rod Barton took 6-31 in the second innings in 4th Grade vs North Sydney at Sutherland Oval. Combined with his 4-30 in the first innings, it gave him 10 wickets in the match.
18 December 2005
Phil Jaques scored 158no in the ING Cup match vs South Australia at Adelaide Oval.
1st Grade Debuts:
12 December – 1998: Matthew Probert
13 December – 1980: Paul Clark; 1986: Martin Wood
14 December – 2013: Tom Pinson
15 December – 2007: Louis Talay
16 December – 1989: Glenn McGrath
17 December – 1977: Ian Everett, Ken Hudson
18 December – 1982: Justin Kenny