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William Henty      

Full name William Henty

Born September 23, 1808, West Tarring, Sussex, England

Died July 11, 1881, Hove, Sussex, England (aged 72 years 291 days)

Major teams Tasmania

Bowling style (underarm)

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 2 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 2 224 178 19 6/40 9.36 4.76 11.7 2 1
Career statistics
First-class debut Tasmania v Victoria at Launceston, Feb 11-12, 1851 scorecard
Last First-class Victoria v Tasmania at Melbourne, Mar 29-30, 1852 scorecard
Profile

At the Launceston Racecourse (now the NTCA ground), at around eleven o'clock on 11 February 1851, William Henty bowled the first ball in Australian first-class cricket - to Duncan Cooper of Victoria. The ball was bowled underarm. Henty took match figures of 9-78, including 5-26, the second five-wicket haul in Australian first-class cricket. (Thomas Rose, June 2000)

Notes

Tasmania First-Class Career Span: 1850-52

Country Fixtures Country Results
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Australians 440/6 (89.4 ov)
1st Investec Test: England v Australia at Cardiff
Jul 8-12, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
2nd Investec Test: England v Australia at Lord's
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1st ODI: Eng Women v Aus Women at Taunton
Jul 21, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
1st unofficial Test: India A v Australia A at Chennai
Jul 22-25, 2015 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
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