Chadd Sayers, the Sheffield Shield Player of the Year, had an extraordinary season with the West End Redbacks. These, are his numbers:

2678 – Balls bowled by Sayers in 11 Shield games

62 – Wickets taken, ranking him third on the all-time Shield season list behind Colin Miller (67) and Shaun Tait (65)

19 – The average runs scored per wicket

19 – Batsmen were caught by wicket-keeper Alex Carey

10 – Catches taken in the slips off Sayers. Eight of these were held by Tom Cooper

13 – Batsmen had their stumps rattled

11 – Successful leg before wicket appeals

5 – Batsmen dismissed, bowled or leg before wicket, without offering a shot

15 – The number of opposition batsman dismissed without scoring, by Sayers. Of these, five made golden ducks

31 – Wickets taken in four games at Adelaide Oval

133 – Maiden overs

8 – Wickets taken in the Sheffield Shield final in Alice Springs

15 – Wickets taken against both Western Australian and Tasmania in two games, home and away

3 – Times he dismissed WA’s former Test batsman Adam Voges, for 0, 11 and 9

201 – Total Shield wickets in 46 games, ranking him tenth on SA’s all-time wickets list

235 – Sayers also scored some handy runs for the Redbacks, at an average of 18.07