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
Australia A v NPS at Darwin - Jul 22
NPS won by 52 runs
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v India A at Darwin
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v NPS at Darwin
Jul 26, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v India A at Palmerston
Jul 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
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