Hunter Hendry

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Hunter Hendry
Personal information
Full nameHunter Scott Thomas Laurie Hendry
Born(1895-05-24)24 May 1895
Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
Died16 December 1988(1988-12-16) (aged 93)
Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
BattingRight-hand batsman
BowlingRight-arm medium fast
Role All-rounder
Domestic team information
19181924 New South Wales
19241934 Victoria
Career statistics
Competition Tests FC
Runs scored3356799
Batting average 20.9337.56
Top score112325*
Balls bowled170616601
Wickets 16229
Bowling average 40.0029.02
5 wickets in innings 06
10 wickets in match01
Best bowling3/368/33
Catches/stumpings 10/0152/0
Source: CricketArchive, 9 February 2008

Hunter Scott Thomas Laurie Hendry (24 May 1895 – 16 December 1988) was a cricketer who played for New South Wales, Victoria and Australia.


Nicknamed "Stork", Hendry was a formidable batsman to whom bowlers found difficulty in delivering. He played in 11 Tests and 140 first-class matches between 1918–19 and 1935–36. [1]

At the time of his death, aged 93, he was the oldest surviving Test and Sheffield Shield cricketer. [1]

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  1. 1 2 Stork Hendry. Cricket Archive
Preceded by
Percy Fender
Oldest living Test cricketer
15 June 1985 – 16 December 1988
Succeeded by
Bill Ponsford