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Lloyd Pope takes seven, sets Sheffield Shield bowling record

South Australia’s teenage legspinner Lloyd Pope has taken seven Queensland wickets on day one of the Sheffield Shield game in Adelaide. Lloyd Pope, the youngest bowler to take seven wickets in a Sheffield Shield innings, is having a chuckle. The South Australian bagged a record-breaking 7-87 on Thursday against Queensland. Pope is the only 18-year-old […]

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10 wooden spoons don't begin to represent South Australian cricket's failures

The last time South Australia lifted the Sheffield Shield, John Howard had been recently elected for the first time, and hero to moustache wearers and beer drinkers everywhere David Boon had just retired from Test cricket.