php array counter for shuffled array

Hi,

I have an array.

$names = array ("John","Mark","Sam","Peter");

shuffle($names);

      foreach ($names as $name) {
                            echo " $name ";
                  }
//result:  Mark Peter Sam John

How do I setup a counter and display a count for each result, as it is displayed??
//result:  1.Mark 2.Peter 3.Sam 4.John

Thanks in advance.
johnsonallstarsAsked:
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I would do this.
$names = array ("John","Mark","Sam","Peter");

shuffle($names);
$cntr = 0;
foreach ($names as $name) {
  $cntr++;
  echo "$cntr. $name ";
  }

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johnsonallstarsAuthor Commented:
ok, that works, easy enough.  One other thing….

if I wanted to say…

foreach ($names as $name) {
  $cntr++;
    if ($cntr = "1") {
         echo "$name ";
   }
 }

//result: 1.Mark
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johnsonallstarsAuthor Commented:
I was missing ==, instead =
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Cool, glad to help.
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