New South Wales Blues

Country Australia Australia
Founded 1856

The first class cricket team that is based in Sydney, New South Wales is called as the New South Wales Blues or the Speed Blitz Blues for sponsorship purposes. The home ground of this team is the Sydney Cricket Ground and the ANZ Stadium. The team participates in the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash, the limited overs Ford Ranger Cup and the Sheffield Shield Cup.

The greatest win margins by this team are as follows. In 1898-99 the team won by an innings and 487 runs against Tasmania at Sydney Cricket Ground and an innings and 384 runs against New Zealanders at the same ground. In 1899-00 it won by an innings and 392 runs against South Australia at the Adelaide Oval. In 1900-01 it won by an innings and 605 runs against South Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground. In 1908-09 it won by an innings and 527 runs against South Australia at the Adelaide Oval. In 1910-11 it won by 456 runs against Victoria at Sydney Cricket Ground. In 1920-21 it won by 638 runs against South Australia at the Adelaide Oval. In 1925-26 it was victorious by 541 runs against South Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground. In 1929-30 it won by 685 runs against Queensland at Sydney Cricket Ground. In 1940-41 it won by 404 runs against Queensland at Sydney Cricket Ground.

Some notable players of the New South Wales Blues team are Sir Donald Bradman, Steve Waugh, Mark Waugh, Geoff Lawson, Michael Slater, Glenn McGrath, Michael Bevan, Stuart McGill, Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee.

For the 2008-09 season some of the members of the squad are Steven Smith, Daniel Smith, Ed Cowan, Aaron O’Brien, Peter Forrest, Aaron Bird and Moises Henriques.

Major achievements

The New South Wales Blues is the most successful domestic cricket side in Australia as it has won the first class competition 44 times and the one day domestic cup 9 times.

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Team Roster

Name Role
Joshua Kendal Lalor Australia all-rounder
Michael Clarke Australia batsman
Daniel Hughes Australia batsman
Nic Maddinson Australia batsman
Sean Abbott Australia bowler
Stephen Russell Bernard Australia bowler
Trent Copeland Australia bowler
Scott Coyte Australia bowler
Ryan Carters Australia wicket-keeper
David Dawson Australia wicket-keeper

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