Since 1965

This Week In History - 28 Oct

23 October 1980

John Dyson scored 152 in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Western Australia at the SCG, part of an opening partnership of 319 with Rick McCosker.

23 October 1971

Ken Hatherly scored 152 not out in 5th Grade vs Northern District A at Tonkin Oval – the record score for 5ths at the time. He made his 152 runs out of 199 scored while he was at the crease.

 24 October 1981

Graham McBarron took 9-88 in 3rd Grade vs Southern Districts at Fairfield Oval.

24 October 1998

Glenn McGrath took 5-66 off 25 overs in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs Pakistan in Karachi.

25 October 1980

Bob Mills took 8-28 in 5th Grade vs Balmain B at Birchgrove Oval.

25 October 1997

Jason Holley scored 183 in 2nd Grade vs Penrith at Howell Oval – the record score for 2nds at the time.

25 October 2016

Steve Smith scored 117 in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Queensland at the Gabba.

 26 October 1968

Stuart Hall took 6 catches in an innings in “B” Shires vs Lane Cove at Mascot Oval – the most catches in an innings by a fieldsman for the Club.

1st Grade Debuts:

22 October 1977: Alistair Daley, Bruce Malbon; 2011: James Bills; 2016: Jack Shantry

23 October 1965: Bob Cartwright, Bruce Hopkin, Gary Parker; 2011: Kerrod White; 2022: Joel Almond, Om Sah

24 October1981: Brett Johnson

26 October1986: Jason Horn; 2008: Ben Marciante

27 October2013: Jack Leaning; 2019: Pushpinder Jassal


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