Since 1965

This Week In History - 25 Nov

19 November 1983

Merv Black took 7-50 in 3rd Grade vs Macquarie University at Sutherland Oval – off 37 unchanged overs!

20 November 1995

Glenn McGrath took 5-61 off 25 overs in the second innings of the 2nd Test vs Pakistan at the WACA.

20 November 2005

Steve Smith made his 1st Grade Limited Overs debut vs Parramatta at Old Kings Oval (scoring 91, including his first 6 in any form of cricket).

20 November 2010

Sean McInnes (116) and Aaron Phillips (154) put on a partnership of 252 for the 4th wicket in 3rd Grade vs Bankstown at Sutherland Oval. It is the record partnership for the 4th wicket in all grades for the club and still the highest partnership for any wicket in 3rds.

21 November 2009

Scott Dawes took 8-51 in 5th Grade vs Campbelltown-Camden at Raby Oval No.3.

21 November 2014

Steve Smith scored 104 in an ODI vs South Africa at the MCG, winning the Player of the Match award.

21 November 2015

Devlin Malone took 6-42 in 1st Grade vs Hawkesbury at Glenn McGrath Oval, becoming the youngest player to take five wickets in an innings in 1sts for the club. He was aged 17 years 187 days, surpassing Nic Maddinson who was 18 years 97 days when he achieved the feat in the semi-final in 2009-10.

21 November 2015

Daniel Rixon scored 272 (248 balls, 327 mins, 31×4 & 7×6) and Jamie Brown scored 172no (151 balls, 215 mins, 16×4 & 4×6) in 2nd Grade vs Hawkesbury at Owen Earle Oval. It was the second highest score in 2nd Grade history (behind 278no by a North Sydney player in 1904-05). It was the seventh highest score in all grades (four higher in 1sts & one higher in 3rds).

Daniel & Jamie put on 347 for the 3rd wicket in 215 minutes off 309 balls. It is the highest partnership for the club in all grades and the second highest partnership in 2nd Grade history (behind 357 for Northern District in 1988-89). It is the seventh highest partnership in all grades (five higher in 1sts).

22 November 1997

Rodney Davison scored 113 in the second innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Western Australia at the SCG.

23 November 1998

Glenn McGrath took 6-85 off 34 overs in the first innings of the 1st Test vs England at the Gabba.

23 November 2000

Glenn McGrath took 6-17 off 20 overs in the first innings of the 1st Test vs West Indies at the Gabba.

24 November 1973

Bruce Handley scored 161 in 4th Grade vs Northern District at Waitara Oval – the then record score for 4ths.

24 November 2007

David Murphy scored 125no off 57 balls in 1st Grade vs Manly-Warringah at Caringbah Oval. He reached his century off 50 balls, beating the previous record for the fastest century in 1sts held by Les Ritchie, who scored a century off 59 balls in 1969-70. It was also the fastest century in all grades for the club, surpassing David’s own record of 53 balls in 2nds the previous season. He hit 13 fours & 9 sixes and batted for 81 minutes. The team total was 1/185 off 18.2 overs!

25 November 1978

Andrew Hilditch scored 124 in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs South Australia at Adelaide Oval. It was his maiden first class century.

25 November 2000

Glenn McGrath took 4-10 off 13 overs in the second innings of the 1st Test vs West Indies at the Gabba, giving him match figures of 10-27. He won the Player of the Match award.

25 November 2002

Stuart Clark took 6-84 off 32 overs in the second innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Tasmania at Bellerive.

25 November 2004

Stuart Clark took 5-10 off 14 overs in the second innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Victoria at St.Kilda Cricket Ground.

 25 November 2006

Glenn McGrath took 6-50 off 23 overs in the first innings of the 1st Test vs England at the Gabba.

25 November 2017

Steve Smith scored 141no in the first innings of the 1st Test vs England at the Gabba. He won the Player of the Match award.

1st Grade Debuts:

19 November1994: Daniel McLauchlan; 2005: Steve Smith; 2016: Jake Wilson

20 November 1971: Alan Manzie; 2021: Will Straker

22 November1980: Malcolm McCool, Ian Stephen

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