COUNTERS for Cricket Umpires

(count the balls with a lever or dial the overs & wickets
tally the runs electronically or mechanically)


CHOOSING A BALL COUNTER - We strongly recommend the 6 lever counter rather than the dial counters
based on over 100 formal observations of umpires BECAUSE:-

The dial counter has a single action whilst the lever has two actions - less likelihood of making a mistake

When the dial reaches 6 it is easy to go on (although you can smooth the edge of the wheel to alert you - with the levers, you have nothing left!

ALSO many umpires look at dial whilst ball is in play - I have videoed a few horrors!  With the levers, you never need to look - just feel
always pull the levers towards you and then turn it the other way for the next over
you may use a little furniture polish to ease the movement.

Overs and wickets should be written down, probably with timings in 2018

Electronic counter is more compact - otherwise same function as heavy metal tally counter.


Plastic lever counter with electronic tally

Electronic finger tally counter
Water Resistant to 3 metres - suitable for swimmers etc 9.99 inc w
orldwide p&p cheque with order.

The traditional, classic, white, 6-LEVER COUNTER in ROBUST NYLON at an affordable price
Once used, never discarded! 15 inc worldwide p&p
ONE YEAR warranty

Please specify wrist or finger preference for Velcro band.

The traditional, METAL 6-LEVER COUNTER is still occasionally made in small batches made when sufficient orders new stock Feb 2016 - 80 inc worldwide p&p

We also buy and sell secondhand ones.
send us an email to place an order or to sell your old one

Metal 6 lever counter



Gray Nicholls Ball, Over & Wicket Counter



Hunts Ball & Over counter

Ball, Over & Wicket Counter manufactured by Gray-Nicolls. 4 plastic thumb-wheels, 1 for Wickets, 1 for balls and 2 for overs but no mechanical link between them. Fits in either hand. 8.50 0.85 UK p&p

SIMILAR manufactured by Readers
EXCEPT that it has no black printing
6.95 +
0.85 UK p&p

Ball & Over Counter originally manufactured for Hunts . 3 plastic thumb-wheels, 1 for balls and 2 for overs but no mechanical link between them.
Shaped to fit snugly but upside down in left hand.
NOW MADE BY Readers (and others) 5.95 + 0.75 UK p&p

Tally Counters (choice of plastic or metal  
see also 2007 electronic model on finger strap above with lever counter

use any of the models to check on the scores (Law 3.14) - keep in pocket or hold in hand
- ideal for practice games / coaching
just press each run (up to 9999, enough even for West Indies!) easily reset

Metal cylindircal tally
Metal Cylindrical
with metal loop to fit over finger.
9.95 3.00

ALSO desk mounted singly or in a bank
(please ask for details)

Rexel Plastic Tally
Plastic Black bullet
with short string loop (to go round fingers).

DISCONTINUED 2016

Electronic counter on Neck strap
2004 electronic counter E2
with neck strap or wrist strap.
Neck strap
4.95 3.00
Wrist strap
no stock 3.00
You can convert Neck to Wrist
by carefully undoing four screws
adjust length to suit.

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