Sheffield Shield 2008/09

Winner - Victoria

Sheffield Shield final 2008-09

Love steps down without final wish

Martin Love would have swapped his farewell century for two ducks in the Sheffield Shield final if it meant Queensland won the trophy

Victoria v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Melbourne, 5th day

Unbeaten Victoria grab the Sheffield Shield

Victoria's season of dominance was confirmed as the one-sided final ended in a draw and the home players celebrated

Victoria v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Melbourne, 4th day

Victoria inflict more pain in preparation for Shield win

Victoria upgraded their chances from a trophy-winning draw to a comprehensive win before deciding to inflict more pain on Queensland

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts Quotient
Victoria 10 6 0 0 4 0 44 1.520
Queensland 10 4 5 0 1 0 28 0.949
South Aust 10 4 3 0 3 0 26 1.064
Tasmania 10 4 5 0 1 0 26 0.881
West Aust 10 3 5 0 2 0 20 0.836
NSW 10 2 5 0 3 0 18 0.878

Statistics

Sheffield Shield, 2008/09 (in Australia First-class)

David Hussey congratulates Chris Rogers on his 150
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Chris Rogers celebrates reaching his 150
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Nathan Rees and Dominic Thornely admire the Sheffield Shield Trophy
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Ben Edmondson sends down a delivery
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Steve Magoffin sends down a delivery
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Michael Dighton drives through the on side
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Squads

Tournament Results
Victoria v Queensland at Melbourne - Mar 13-17, 2009
Match drawn
NSW v West Aust at Sydney - Mar 5-8, 2009
Match drawn
South Aust v Tasmania at Adelaide - Mar 5-8, 2009
South Aust won by 5 wickets
Victoria v Queensland at Melbourne - Mar 5-8, 2009
Match drawn
West Aust v South Aust at Perth - Feb 26-Mar 1, 2009
South Aust won by 9 wickets
Queensland v NSW at Brisbane - Feb 26-Mar 1, 2009
Queensland won by an innings and 129 runs
Tasmania v Victoria at Hobart - Feb 26-Mar 1, 2009
Match drawn
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