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Sheffield Shield: By the numbers

The best with bat and the ball after an intriguing 2016-17 Sheffield Shield season

Most runs


959: Ed Cowan (NSW, 9 matches, ave: 73.76, HS: 212)


861: Hilton Cartwright (WA, 10 matches, ave: 53.81, HS: 170no)


839: George Bailey (Tas, 9 matches, ave: 59.92, HS: 200no)


775: Moises Henriques (NSW, 9 matches, ave: 64.58, HS: 265)


742: Ashton Turner (WA, 9 matches, ave: 53.00, HS: 110)

Cowan crafts first-class hundred No.23

724: Joe Burns (Qld, 10 matches, ave: 40.22, HS: 129)


720: Tom Cooper (SA, 10 matches, ave: 42.35, HS: 138)


677: Jake Lehmann (SA, 10 matches, ave: 45.13, HS: 129no)


668: Kurtis Patterson (NSW, 10 matches, ave: 44.53, HS: 111)


667: Marcus Harris (Vic, 10 matches, ave: 39.23, HS: 115)

Classy Cartwright crushes Blues with rapid 170

Highest scores


265: Moises Henriques (NSW v Qld, SCG)


215: Pete Handscomb (Vic v NSW, SCG)


212: Ed Cowan (Vic v NSW, MCG)


202no: Alex Doolan (Tas v WA, WACA)


200no: George Bailey (Tas v NSW, Wollongong)

Henriques hammers Bulls in brilliant 265

Most hundreds


3: Ed Cowan (NSW), Peter Nevill (NSW)


2: Usman Khawaja (Qld), Moises Henriques (NSW), Ashton Turner (WA), George Bailey (Tas), Jon Wells (WA), Hilton Cartwright (WA), Tom Cooper (SA), Callum Ferguson (SA), Cameron Bancroft (WA), Joe Burns (Qld)

Nevill goes big in first match after axing

Most wickets


54: Chadd Sayers (SA, 10 matches, ave: 19.20, BBI: 6-32)


42: Chris Tremain (Vic, 9 matches, ave: 17.52, BBI: 4-22)


42: Jon Holland (Vic, 10 matches, ave: 21.11, BBI: 5-49)


37: Jason Behrendorff (WA, 7 matches, ave: 17.59, BBI: 9-37)


35: Will Somerville (NSW, 7 matches, ave: 23.14, BBI: 8-136)


35: Simon Mackin (WA, 8 matches, ave: 25.17, BBI: 7-81)


32: Kane Richardson (SA, 8 matches, ave: 25.93, BBI: 5-69)


29: Scott Boland (Vic, 9 matches, ave: 27.62, BBI: 3-39)


28: Peter George (Qld, 9 matches, ave: 29.35, BBI: 3-11)


28: David Moody (WA, 9 matches, ave: 31.64, BBI: 5-59)

Super Sayers rockets to 50-wicket season


Best bowling figures in an innings


9-37: Jason Behrendorff (WA v Vic, WACA)


8-128: Will Somerville (NSW v Qld, SCG)


7-81: Simon Mackin (WA v SA, Adelaide)


6-32: Chadd Sayers (SA v Tas, Adelaide)


6-33: Simon Mackin (WA v Qld, WACA)

Behrendorff destroys Vics at the WACA

Most dismissals by a wicketkeeper


53: Alex Carey (52 catches, 1 stumping)


29: Peter Nevill (NSW, 26 catches, 3 stumpings)


25: Chris Hartley (Qld, 24 catches, 1 stumping)


24: Josh Inglis (WA, 24 catches)


24: Jake Doran (Tas, 23 catches, one stumping)

Hartley equals all-time dismissal record

Most catches


21: Tom Cooper (SA)


19: Adam Voges (WA)


17: Beau Webster (Tas)


15: Ashton Turner (WA)


15: Michael Klinger (WA)