Since 1965

This Week In History - 10 Dec

4 December 1999

Scott Manning took 8-41 in 3rd Grade vs Gordon at Killara Oval.

4 December 2016

Steve Smith scored 164 in an ODI vs New Zealand at the SCG. He won the Player of the Match award.

6 December 1980

Col Christie took 6-46 & 8-27 in 5th Grade vs Sydney University B at St.Paul’s Oval – the best match figures in 5ths.

6 December 2005

Phil Jaques scored 137 in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Victoria at St.Kilda Cricket Ground.

7 December 1968

Phil Webb took 5-60 & 5-48 in “B” Shires vs Ryde at Redfern Oval – 10 wickets in a day.

7 December 1974

David Russell took 8-58 in 2nd Grade vs Mosman-Middle Harbour at Caringbah Oval.

7 December 1985

Anthony Hale took 6-8 in 4th Grade vs Hawkesbury at Benson’s Lane No.2 – four of his six wickets were stumped by Ken Lamb, the most stumpings in an innings for the club.

10 December 1983

Rodney Davison scored 108 in 4th Grade vs Gordon at Sutherland Oval. He is the youngest player to score a grade century for the club, aged 14 years 157 days.

10 December 2014

Steve Smith scored 162no in the first innings of the 1st Test vs India at Adelaide Oval.

10 December 2017

Shane Watson scored 114 not out in the 1st Grade T20 quarter-final vs Mosman at Allan Border Oval – the first T20 century for the club. This remarkable innings came off 53 balls & included one four & 16 sixes – the most sixes scored in an innings for the club. His century was reached off 50 balls, equalling David Murphy’s record for the fastest century for the club (see 24 Nov 2007). Shane & Jarryd Biviano put on 149 for the 1st wicket – the highest partnership for the club in T20 matches.

1st Grade Debuts:

4 December 1976: Andy Roberts; 2011: Shayne Smith; 2016: Jayden Brown

6 December2020: Justin Green

8 December2001: Jess Hancock

9 December1972: Howard Reus; 2007: Jasem Rafique


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