Full name William James Hendy
Born April 2, 1900, Auckland
Died September 23, 1992, Auckland (aged 92 years 174 days)
Major teams Auckland
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|First-class span||1927/28 - 1927/28|
William James Hendy was New Zealand's oldest first-class cricketer when he died on September 23, 1992, aged 92. Hendy played two first-class matches for Auckland in 1927-28. He is best remembered for a sensational innings for the Auckland Suburban Association against Christchurch HS OB, who had two future Test bowlers, Cromb and Merritt, in their attack. Hendy was 200 not out at lunch and finished on 300 not out.
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