Since 1965

This Week In History - 27 March

21 March 2009

Jasem Rafique scored 172 in the 4th Grade qualifying final vs Northern District at Sutherland Oval – the highest score for the club at Sutherland Oval.

21 March 2010

Joel Brockley and Ben Marciante put on 179 for the 7th wicket in the 2nd Grade qualifying final vs Northern District at Joe McAleer Oval – the highest partnership for the 7th wicket in all grades for the club. The team total of 7/585 is also the highest score for the club in all grades.

22 March 1969

Ted Cotton took 9-24 in a 1st Grade redraw match vs Gordon at Chatswood Oval – the best bowling figures in 1sts for the club.

22 March 2013

Shane Watson became Australia’s 44th Test captain in the 4th Test vs India in Delhi.

23 March 1985

Trent Harvey scored 165no in the 5th Grade semi-final vs Balmain at Blick Oval – the then record score for 5ths.

23 March 2003

Glenn McGrath took 3-52 off 8.2 overs in the World Cup Final vs India at the Wanderers Ground in Johannesburg, as Australia won the World Cup.

24 March 1984

Phil Weatherall made his 1st Grade debut in a redraw match vs Waverley at Caringbah Oval.

25 March 1967

First Grade played in our first 1st Grade final vs Northern District at Waitara Oval on Easter Saturday. Unfortunately, we were sent in on a wet pitch and were bowled out for 154. NDs then replied with 7/384 dec, with former Australian Test great Neil Harvey scoring 136 and former NSW player Neil Marks making 125. We were then dismissed for 203 in our second innings on Easter Monday.

27 March 1967

John Brayne took 6-39 & 7-70 in a “B” Shires redraw match vs Roseville at Roseville Oval – match figures of 13-109.

27 March 2010

Nic Maddinson & Matthew Hughston put on 285 for the 2nd wicket in the 1st Grade semi-final vs Eastern Suburbs at Glenn McGrath Oval – the then highest partnership for any wicket in all grades for the club.


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