Peter Hall profile

  • Peter played regularly for the Club until 1977. A hard hitting batsman, in his career he scored 8167 runs for the Club , which puts him 33rd in Chingford’s All Time Highest run scorers. Peter’s tally included 2 centuries and 43 half-centuries, and a career best of 108 v Chelmsford in 1972. A useful occasional seamer, Peter also contributed 19 wickets. Peter was affectionately known as “Potato Pete”, a nickname given to him by the legendary Reg Bancroft.

    A very generous and welcoming man, Peter was awarded a Life Vice-Presidency of Chingford CC in 1999.


    Jeff Runciman persuaded Peter to come out of retirement to play one final match for the Wormcasts in Cricket Week in 1986 and Peter promptly responded by hitting a half century. He enjoyed himself so much that day that Peter was tempted back into the whites and incredibly way beyond the call of duty he travelled up from Bournemouth to play several games that year for the 3rd xi at the London Transport Ground in Walthamstow (and this was in the days before there was an M25). I also remember another story which showed Peter’s dedication to the Chingford cause. He was on holiday in the West Indies and sent the Club a telegram along the lines of “Back Friday – available Saturday and Sunday”

Performance Details

Batting and fielding history
 Total 44343235832210820.9600244851
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Season: 1986
 All teams330372012.33000000
Season: 1977
 All teams7701185816.86000120
Season: 1976
 All teams131323807134.55000400
Season: 1975
 All teams111001676616.70000260
Season: 1974
 All teams131322365221.45000261
Season: 1973
 All teams181804097022.72000150
Season: 1972 (Showing 1 of 5 items. Group continues on the next page.)
 All teams440534413.25000010

Bowling history
SeasonMatchesOversMaidensRunsWicketsBest Bowling5WAverageEconomy
Total1679.18184194 - 1509.682.32
197712.00500 - 500.002.50
197632.102221 - 0011.0010.15
1972213.044811 - 13048.003.69
196829.021411 - 9014.001.56
196611.00200 - 200.002.00
1965215.012911 - 20029.001.93
1953212.011674 - 1502.291.33
1952215.002432 - 1408.001.60
1951110.002444 - 2406.002.40
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