Henry Perkins      

Full name Henry Perkins

Born December 10, 1832, Sawston, Cambridgeshire

Died May 6, 1916, New Barnet, Hertfordshire (aged 83 years 148 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire

Nickname Perkino

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow (underarm)

Henry Perkins
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 28 48 8 370 36 9.25 0 0 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 28 488+ 30 5/48 18.07* 2 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford University v Cambridge University at Lord's, Jul 3-4, 1854 scorecard
Last First-class 1868
Profile

Secretary of MCC for 21 years from 1876, Henry Perkins has remained rather a shadowy figure in the history of Lord's, although only his successor, Sir Francis Lacey, has held office for longer. Sydney Pardon described him in Wisden as "an easy-going autocrat", which might lend some credence to the story, related by Sir Pelham Warner, that when handing over to his successor, Perkins advised Lacey, "Don't take any notice of the Committee!"

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Henry Perkins

Henry Perkins

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Country Fixtures Country Results
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Richmond - Jul 20
Middlesex 160/4 (18/20 ov)
North Group: Durham v Leics at Chester-le-Street - Jul 20
Leics 34/0 (3.3/20 ov)
South Group: Hampshire v Sussex at Southampton
Jul 20, 2017 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT)
South Group: Somerset v Gloucs at Taunton
Jul 21, 2017 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT)
North Group: Worcs v Lancashire at Worcester
Jul 21, 2017 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT)
South Group: Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
North Group: Leics v Northants at Leicester
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
North Group: Notts v Derbyshire at Nottingham
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
South Group: Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
North Group: Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford
Jul 21, 2017 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT)
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