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Wednesday, January 19, 2022



India vs South Africa: Umpire Marais Erasmus on the cusp on unique milestone

January 18, 2022 8:57 pm

The 57-year-old Erasmus, widely considered as one of the best umpires in the world, will join the duo of Rudi Koertzen and David Orchard when he steps out at Boland Park here for his milestone assignment.

Days after his son died, India's 'lucky' umpire Bansal wants to keep his dream alive

October 21, 2021 12:34 pm

Sumit Bansal, an umpire, passed away following a heart attack a week after being hit by a ball on the field; Family now wants to launch their rules of the game App as a tribute.

ICC Cricket Committee's call on using only local umpires poses huge challenge for Indian officials

May 19, 2020 5:31 pm

With S Ravi dropped from the ICC elite panel of umpires last year, there is no Indian in the premier category from which match officials are usually picked for Tests.

Watch: Umpire raises finger to give out, then rubs nose in BBL match

December 31, 2019 9:26 am

Rashid Khan started celebrating as umpire Greg Davidson raised his finger in a BBL match on Sunday, but then the umpire changed his mind and decided to rub his nose instead.

Re-think neutral umpires, Ricky Ponting says after Ashes debacle

August 02, 2019 2:24 pm

English and Australian umpires dominate the ICC's elite umpires panel but are ruled out of officiating the Ashes due to the global cricket's requirement for neutral nation umpires to control matches.

Dhoni slams umpiring,says decisions were incorrect

June 25, 2011 1:42 am

Indian skipper says several verdicts went against them; others in the team call it conspiracy of the UDRS backers.

Ponting tantrum in NZ Test

March 22, 2010 6:52 pm

The Australian captain was involved in a an umpiring row that held up the game

Umpire Shepherd dies after long battle with cancer

October 29, 2009 2:28 am

David Shepherd,a highly popular former English Test cricket umpire,has died of cancer at the age of 68....

ICC go-ahead to umpire review

June 26, 2009 12:24 am

Players will be allowed to challenge close umpiring calls after the controversial video review system was cleared by ICC...