I umpired a charity match for Chris Gayle said he was pleased to see me wearing it because he dreads the day when an umpire
is hit straight on the head by a ball because it will kill him, added Wentzel, who wore a helmet when he umpired a match at Lord's cricket ground in June.
Sky television went on to show eight examples of Australia's Mitchell Johnson overstepping without being called, leading to a number of commentators suggesting the TV umpire
should assume the job.
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.
each in three attended course with focus on technique of Cricket Umpiring and Interpretation and Application of the Laws of Cricket, while the other part related to practical umpiring for at least five overs each in match situation.
I learnt the basics of umpiring from international umpires
Maboob Shah and late K.
At yesterday's tribunal, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) accepted the pair had been treated less favourably because of their age, but said its actions were justified because it wanted to ensure opportunities for succession planning and appointing new umpires
Bowden has replaced Tony Hill, who had stepped down from the elite panel earlier this year to take up the role as New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Umpire
Dar said he had advised the PCB to review the pay structure and facilities given to umpires
However, like the players, umpires
can also have good and bad days but we all know that the umpire
's decision, right or wrong, is final and must be accepted.
As AP points out, umpires
are subject to the same random drug testing as players around the league.
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