Sheffield Shield 2020-21 new schedule and fixtures: The SportsRush present for you full list of fixtures of Sheffield Shield.
Sheffield Shield, Australia’s most prestigious first-class tournament, will recommence from February 17 after a more than three-month gap due to international cricket and the 10th season of the recently concluded Big Bash League.
A primary reason why domestic cricket in Australia will be closely followed across the globe will be the presence of their first-choice Test players after their tour of South Africa has been postponed.
Defending champions New South Wales will host Victoria in the first match after the break at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Having won two out of their three matches so far, New South Wales are at the second position on the points table. Victoria, on the other hand, are at the fifth position on the back of drawing both their matches in the first leg.
Queensland, who are the current table-toppers, will also resume the tournament from February 17 as they are scheduled to face Tasmania in an away fixture.
Unlike the Marsh Cup, the tournament will be played throughout the months of February, March and April with enough slots for the One-Day competition in between.
Sheffield Shield 2020-21 new schedule and fixtures
February 17-20: New South Wales vs Victoria at SCG
February 17-20: Tasmania vs Queensland at Blundstone Arena
February 25-28: Western Australia vs South Australia at WACA Ground
February 25-28: Victoria vs New South Wales at MCG
March 5-8: Victoria vs Tasmania at MCG
March 6-9: South Australia vs New South Wales at Adelaide Oval
March 6-9: Queensland vs Western Australia Gabba
“The priority has to be delivering complete seasons across the Marsh Sheffield Shield, Marsh One-Day Cup and Women’s National Cricket League competitions, in a manner that is safe for all involved from a bio-security but also a mental wellbeing perspective.”
— Cricket Tasmania (@crickettas) February 9, 2021
March 15-18: Queensland vs Victoria at Allan Border Field
March 20-23: Tasmania vs New South Wales at Blundstone Arena
March 23-26: Queensland vs South Australia at Ian Healy Oval, Brisbane
March 25-28: Western Australia vs Victoria at WACA Ground
April 3-6: Victoria vs South Australia at CitiPower Centre
April 3-6: New South Wales vs Queensland at North Dalton Park, Wollongong
April 3-6: Western Australia vs Tasmania at WACA Ground
April 15-19: Final (Venue TBC)