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Peter Henderson

 PETER HENDERSON

 

 

Every season Scarborough and South Perth play for the Peter Henderson Cup. This match holds great significance to both Scarborough and South Perth as Peter Henderson played for and captained both clubs during his playing career.

Peter Henderson played 127 games for Scarborough from 1982/83 through til 1992/93 scoring 2370 runs with a high score of 100 also being his only century, and taking 288 wickets (4th highest in club history) with best bowling of 8/44 in the 1985/86 season. Peter captained Scarborough from 1988/89 through to 1992/93 including captaining Scarborough to the 1991/92 premiership. Among many awards received, Peter won the A-Grade bowling award in 1990/91 and the A-Grade batting award in 1988/89 and 1989/90, and the Club Champion award in 1988/89 and 1989/90. Peter holds the club record for the most wickets in a season taking 60 wickets in 1987/88. Amongst further honours Peter represented Western Australia in a One Day game in 1987.

 

A formidable opponent, Peter was also well respected on and off the field as being a team player and great clubman. Peter passed away in 2009 and in memorium to Peter's career at both Scarborough and South Perth, both Clubs fight hard to win the Peter Henderson Cup. A summary of Peter's cricket career statistics and previous Peter Henderson Cup winners are outlined below.


                                                                           District Cricket

 

                           Scarborough                                       South Perth                      Total

 

Debut:              30 October 1982                                  9 October 1993

Finale:             13 March 1993                                    23 March 1996

 

Matches:                    127                                                      38                                  165

Seasons:                    11                                                        3                                    14

 

Runs:                   2370 @ 21.74                                      500 @ 18.51                2870 @ 21.10

High Score:      100  v. Midland-Guildford                  49  v. Fremantle

Scores:               1 century and 11 50’s                         

 

Wickets:                 288 @ 21.97                                        53 @ 26.13                341 @ 22.62

Best bowling:   8/44     v. Fremantle                          6/32     v. North Perth

5 wickets:                     14                                                        1                                     15

 

Catches:                       75                                                        26                                101

 

Achievements: Captain 1989-90 to 1992-93     Captain 1993-94 to 1995-96

                           Premiership in 1991-92

  

                                                                   Sunday League

 

                           Scarborough                                       South Perth                     Total

 

Debut:              7 November 1982                                3 October 1993

Finale:              6 December 1992                             11 February 1996

 

Matches:                   53                                                         11                                  64

Seasons:                   11                                                          3                                   14

 

Runs:               611 @ 17.45                                        122 @ 17.42                  733 @ 17.45

High score:      64 no   v. Bayswater-Morley      73 no   v. Subiaco-Floreat

Scores:                    3 x 50                                                  1 x 50

 

Wickets:           54 @ 26.22                                          23 @ 14.00                       77 @ 22.57

Best bowling:   4/26     v. Metro XI                 5/45     v. Midland-Guildford

5 wickets:                   nil                                                          1                                      1

 

Catches:                     27                                                          9                                    36

 

Achievements: Captain 1989-90 to 1992-93   Captain 1993-94 to 1995-96

(Many thanks to Bill Reynolds at Cricket Researchers for compiling all these statistics)



History of Peter Henderson Cup Winners:
Season               Club

2017-18              
2016-17               Scarborough
2015-16               Scarborough

2014-15               Scarborough
2013-14               Scarborough
2012-13               South Perth
2011-12               Scarborough
2010-11               South Perth
2009-10               Scarborough