Since 1965

This Week In History - 3 Feb

28 January 1993

Glenn McGrath took 5-79 off 29 overs in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Tasmania at the SCG. It was his first class debut.

28 January 2012

Steve Smith captained Sydney Sixers to win the BBL|01 final vs Perth Scorchers at the WACA.

29 January 1984

Steve Rixon scored 101no in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Victoria at the MCG.

29 January 2000

Martin Carroll took 8-36 in the first innings in 3rd Grade vs Northern District at Asquith Oval. He took 3-44 in the second innings the next week to give him match figures of 11-80.

29 January 2005

Phil Jaques scored 240no in the first innings of the Sheffield Shield match vs Queensland at Bankstown Oval.

30 January 2023

Steve Smith won the Allan Border Medal as Australian Male Player of the Year. This was the fourth time Steve has won the Medal, equalling the record held by Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke.

31 January 1988

Sutherland won the Poidevin-Gray Shield for the first time, defeating Western Suburbs at Mosman Oval. The team was captained by life member & current Chairman of Selectors Phil Weatherall.

Sutherland 9/228 cc (Greg Horner 75, Tony Clark 39, Jonathan Clark 27) d. Western Suburbs 183 (Darrell Mann 3-15, Phil Weatherall 2-41).

31 January 1993

Sutherland won the AW Green Shield, defeating St.George at Hurstville Oval. The team was captained by life member Matthew Bradley.

Sutherland 195 (Callum Hockey 54, Matthew Bradley 44, Craig Lucas 24, Justin Skinner 23, Justin Abeleven 21) d. St.George 179 (David Eaglesham 6-43).

31 January 2000

Glenn McGrath won the inaugural Allan Border Medal as Australian Male Player of the Year.

31 January 2016

Shane Watson scored 124no in a T20I vs India at the SCG. It was his debut as T20I captain and he won the Player of the Match award.

3 February 1968

Geoff Glover took 8-6 & 7-34 in “B” Shires vs Ryde at Sutherland Oval – 15-40 in one day (day one washed out so one day match played on day two). These were the best match figures for the club until Devlin Malone took 16 wickets in 2015-16. The amazing thing about this achievement is that Ryde only had 10 men, so there were only 9 wickets available to be taken in each innings! Geoff’s first wicket in the first innings was caught and his last in the first innings was leg before wicket. The remaining 13 wickets were bowled.

3 February 2007

Phil Jaques scored 321 in 1st Grade vs North Sydney at North Sydney Oval. He faced 257 balls and his 31 fours & 12 sixes. He finished 14 short of the first grade record score of 335 by Victor Trumper, scored in 1902-03. Needless to say, this is the club record score for all grades, surpassing the previous record of 212no by Matthew Bradley in 1sts in 1999-00. The team score finished on 6/500 dec, also the club 1st Grade record team score.

3 February 2010

Phil Jaques scored 171no in a Ford Ranger Cup match for NSW vs Queensland at the SCG. It was the highest score for NSW in one-day cricket at the time.

1st Grade Debuts:

28 January1984: Keith Meadows

29 January1966: Bevan Gardner, John Philip; 1983: Gavin Kenny; 2000: Graeme Warren

30 January2004: Danny Johnson

2 February1980: Wayne Wishart; 1991: Craig Parsons