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The Southern Redbacks are an Australian first class cricket team based in Adelaide, South Australia. It competes in the first class competition the Pura Cup, which was formerly known as the Sheffield Shield, and in the limited overs Ford Ranger Cup. 2006 brought the first Twenty20 matches for all state teams. The team's home ground and main training venue is the Adelaide Oval. First-class cricket matches are those between international teams or the highest standard of domestic teams in which teams have two innings each. ... Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia, with a population of over 1. ... Emblems: Hairy Nosed Wombat (faunal); Leafy Seadragon (marine); Piping Shrike (bird: unofficial); Sturts Desert Pea (floral); Opal (gemstone) Motto: United for the Common Wealth Slogan or Nickname: Festival State Other Australian states and territories Capital Adelaide Government Const. ... The Pura Cup (formerly known as the Sheffield Shield) is the domestic first class cricket competition in Australia. ... The Pura Cup (formerly known as the Sheffield Shield) is the domestic first class cricket competition in Australia. ... A night match at Old Trafford. ... The Ford Ranger One Day Cup is the most recent name of the domestic List A cricket (One-day/limited overs cricket) competition in Australia. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Warks v Worcs in the Twenty20 Cup, Edgbaston, 7 July 2006 Twenty20 is a form of cricket, originally introduced in the United Kingdom for professional inter-county competition by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2003. ... The new video replay screen, the scoreboard and the Chappell Stands during a cricket game in 2005 The Adelaide Oval is an oval in Adelaide, South Australia. ...


The 2004-05 and 2005-2006 season captain is Darren Lehmann and the vice-captain is Graham Manou. Their One-Day match uniform's dominant colour is red similar to Zimbabwe. The current One Day match uniform features a red body with black sleeves and manufacturer adidas' trademark three-stripe design on the sides. Darren Lehmann is an Australian cricketer, primarily a left-handed batsman. ... Adidas AG is a German sports apparel manufacturer, part of the Adidas Group, which is the second largest sportswear manufacturer worldwide. ...


The team features such well known players as Lehmann, Greg Blewett and Jason Gillespie. The Redbacks also have a few young players. These include middle-order batsman Callum Ferguson, off-spinner Dan Cullen, left-handed opener Mark Cosgroveand right handed fast bowler Shaun Tait. Gregory Scott Blewett (born October 29, 1971, Adelaide) is a former Australian cricketer. ... Jason Neil Gillespie (born April 19, 1975 in Sydney) is an Australian cricketer (right arm fast bowler). ... Callum Ferguson (born November 21, 1984) is an Australian cricketer. ... Daniel James Cullen (born 10 April 1984 in Woodville, Adelaide) is an Australian cricketer. ... Mark Cosgrove was born on in 1984, in the city of Adelaide. ... Shaun Tait is an Australian cricketer. ...


The team is currently in a rebuilding stage and last year made a competition final for the first time, losing to the New South Wales Blues in a thrilling ING Cup (one-day) final at Adelaide Oval. Currently the Redbacks have not won a competition since the 1995/1996 season. It might be seen as a sign of their recovering strength that they managed a draw against England in a three-day tour match during the 2006/2007 Ashes Series. The New South Wales Blues are an Australian first class cricket team based in Sydney, New South Wales. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The logo of the England Cricket Team which shows the three Lions of England below a five-pointed crown The England cricket team is a cricket team which represents England and Wales, operating under the auspices of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). ... For other uses of this term, see The Ashes (disambiguation). ...


External links

  • Official Website of the Southern Redbacks
  • Official Website of Cricket Australia


Australian first class cricket teams
New South Wales Blues | Queensland Bulls | Southern Redbacks | Tasmanian Tigers | Victorian Bushrangers | Western Warriors

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Southern Redbacks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (253 words)
The Southern Redbacks are an Australian first class cricket team based in Adelaide, South Australia.
The team is currently in a rebuilding stage and last year made a competition final for the first time, losing to the New South Wales Blues in a thrilling ING Cup (one-day) final at Adelaide Oval.
Currently the Redbacks have not won a competition since the 1995/1996 season.
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