Special thanks to Doughie McEwan, who works tirelessly behind the scenes organising all the umpires
, the umpire
schedule and who also umpires
many games himself.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec14 (ANI): Hockey India on Thursday congratulated Javed Shaikh on being promoted to the FIH World Panel Umpire
(Outdoor Hockey) by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
Eighty games had no umpires
at all, resulting in players officiating themselves.
With the new season quickly approaching, a fresh recruitment drive for volunteer umpires
to join the Umpires
Association is now under way," said a statement from the Association.
for the Indoor World Cup are: Andrew Hall Villiers (AUS), Ben Ridgway (AUS).
we have an elite panel of umpires
and they're an elite panel because they are very good at managing international cricket matches - and that includes making decisions.
This scheme for retired players was floated at the first meeting of the new BCCI Umpires
Committee on Thursday in New Delhi and is set to be discussed again at its next meeting.
Dar said he had advised the PCB to review the pay structure and facilities given to umpires
As AP points out, umpires
are subject to the same random drug testing as players around the league.
According to ICC guidelines, umpires
whose performances are under review are given only one year contracts, and if they didn't improve they are released from the elite panel of umpires
Anderson was a well-known Amateur Softball Association umpire
from 1974 to 1998 and was a mentor, clinician and teacher for hundreds of men and women in the Northwest.
That doesn't sit well with players, who earn, on average, ten times what senior umpires