Hunter Hendry

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Hunter Hendry
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Personal information
Full name Hunter Scott Thomas Laurie Hendry
Born (1895-05-24)24 May 1895
Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
Died 16 December 1988(1988-12-16) (aged 93)
Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Nickname Stork
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Batting style Right-hand batsman
Bowling style Righ-arm medium fast
Role All-rounder
Domestic team information
Years Team
1918–1924 New South Wales
1924–1934 Victoria
Career statistics
Competition Tests FC
Matches 11 140
Runs scored 335 6799
Batting average 20.93 37.56
100s/50s 1/0 14/34
Top score 112 325*
Balls bowled 1706 16601
Wickets 16 229
Bowling average 40.00 29.02
5 wickets in innings 0 6
10 wickets in match 0 1
Best bowling 3/36 8/33
Catches/stumpings 10/0 152/0
Source: CricketArchive, 9 February 2008
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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.

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

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Preceded by
Percy Fender
Oldest living Test cricketer
15 June 1985 – 16 December 1988
Succeeded by
Bill Ponsford