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LATEST CRICKET NEWS from MOREOVER

 

new MCC President Ted Dexter has declared that the protection and promotion of the Spirit of Cricket will be the key theme of his Presidency. More can be found in The Times of 9th October 2001

report that ICC Cricket chiefs plan clampdown - International cricket will step up its efforts to rid cheating, abuse of opponents and corruption from the game. An elite panel of eight Test-match umpires and five referees will have much wider powers to impose punishments. Also links to ICC initiative needs captains as role models Cricket to stamp on wrongdoers

Thirdly (and I have mislaid the URL as the Internet continues to misbehave) Batsmen should be allowed to appeal : The Pakistan Cricket Board will be pressing the ICC) to pass a resolution in which the

Fourthly, Oct 2001, (again the URL is elusive but I am sure you can find this on www.ecb.co.uk) ECB Launches Five-Year Development Plan for Cricket for People with Disabilities

Athers blasts ICC over poor umpiring standards (Ananova)
Mike Atherton has branded the International Cricket Council "a disgrace" following the recent Test series against Sri Lanka which was blighted by poor umpiring.
- 24 Mar 01

Atherton blames ICC (BBC News)
England opener Michael Atherton has blamed the International Cricket Council for a decline in umpiring standards.
- 24 Mar 01

The strange disappearance of the LBW mat (Cricket Line)
...Brian Basson, in control of umpiring affairs at the United Cricket Board of South Africa,...
- 23 Jan 01

Hussain turns up the heat on umpires (Ananova)
Nasser Hussain fears that this summer's Ashes series could contain similar flashpoints to Sri Lanka - unless the standard of umpiring improves.
- 27 Mar 01

Raman Subba Row to work on umpire reforms (Cricket Line)
The ICC has appointed Raman Subba Row, one of its most senior match referees to work on the reform of the international umpiring and refereeing panels.
- 26 Mar 01

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/010308/80/balim.html  Hussain hits 109 as controversy looms

http://www.bday.co.za/bday/content/direct/1,3523,784849-6100-0,00.html
Zimbabwean batsman slapped with fine after off-field umpire criticism

RECENT CUTTINGS ABOUT LORD TONBRIDGE (Colin Cowdrey)
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=003964099828947&rtmo=3S3YKxwM&atmo=rrrrrrrq&pg=/et/00/12/6/ncowd06.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=003964099828947&rtmo=3S3YKxwM&atmo=rrrrrrrq&pg=/et/00/12/6/scnich06.html
http://www-uk.cricket.org/link_to_database/ARCHIVE/CRICKET_NEWS/CURRENT/064987_AAP_05DEC2000.html

A FEW MORE EARLIER PRESS CUTTINGS

20jul00 Australian Umpire Tony Prue retires
Something else about Australian Cricket
20feb00 A controversial umpiring decision leaves two dead
14aug98 K T Francis appointed Sri Lanka Umpire Manager

Did you see DAILY TELEGRAPH,
15nov 00 How's That for HiTech(HawkeyeonLBW)
26aug00  MCC lay down Law on bad behaviour
29sep00  ICC worried by double jeopardy
03may00  MCC redraw the Laws

Fri 29sep00, page 45 on which Charles Randall . ICC concern. over the new code?   You may find this on the Electronic Telegraph . my link is
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=003547829749425&rtmo=wAfnlitb&atmo=tttttttd&pg=/et/00/9/29/scrand29.html but you may need to start at their home page and work your way in from http://www.telegraph.co.uk

BCCI meeting to finalise Code of Conduct

Hindustan Times Aug 19 2000

Whitehead decision aids red-hot Barnett

Cricket Unlimited Aug 14 2000

Umpire on the bench gives out an entire cricket team

Independent Aug 4 2000

Match-fixing could lead to life ban from cricket

Times of India Jul 17 2000

Fastest bowler in cricket is accused of chucking

Business Day Jul 12 2000

Cricket World Cup99 Umpires, Worlds Best Cricket Umpire, Worldcup Umpires,

Cricket World Cup 99 - Watch out the live coverage of the 7th One-Day International Cricket World Cup alongwith the interesting facts on cricket, previous world cup records, players to watch, ratings & much more. Also find out the umpires details participating in Worldcup 1999. www.bol.net.in

India Cricket, It is the third umpire who pulls the strings in the cricket

Oct 25, 1998.An unenviable job.Power of the third eye Mere.puppets.Sports: It is the third umpire who now pulls the strings in the.cricket field.His control over the field umpires will be.complete once the LBW is also referred to him..C. SUJIT CHANDRA KUMAR in Chennai with.MARK McCLELLAND in London &.V.K. SHASHIKUMAR in Delhi.The evil that men do lives after them,.The good is oft interred with www.the-week.com

Cricket Umpires

Cricket Umpires www.thatscricket.com

Cricket Crazy Features - umpiring

cricket Crazy - cricket on the net
www.cricketcrazy.co.uk

The Umpires View of a Cricket Pitch

The Umpires View of a Cricket Pitch.One of the most memorable seminars attended in relation to be game of cricket occurred in 1988. During the seminar, one of the worlds leading first-class cricket umpires', Mr. Ted Wykes, delivered his impressions of how a cricket pitch is to be viewed. The following is taken from his presentation at that seminar..The preparation of a cricket pitch is and always
www.stadiumturf.com

3 June 2000 : Technology to revolutionise cricket commentary, help umpires

Technology to revolutionise cricket commentary, help umpires
www.timesofindia.com

Fareham & Gosport (South East Hampshire) Cricket Umpires &

Cousin Homepage.Organisation: Fareham & Gosport (South East Hampshire) Cricket Umpires & Scorers Association Contact: Mr P Ellam Phone: 023 9267 3379 Address: 4 Maidford Grove Anchorage Park PORTSMOUTH Hampshire PO3 5TJ Description: Annual 10 week courses of instruction given on cricket umpriring and scoring. October to December regularly - January to March on demand (5+ takers). Annual Dinner in
www.hantsweb.gov.uk

Gosford District Cricket Umpires AssociationPresident

Gosford District Cricket Umpires Association.President: Phil Kirby.Secretary: Len Pascoe.Address: PO Box 7118.Kariong 2250.Phone: (02) 4324 4478.Fax: (02) 4334 7034.gdcua@hotmail.com.And please... if there is anybody out there who thinks they might.like to try their hand at umpiring (including those who think they can do a.better job), give Len Pascoe a call. We will provide training and get
www.centralcoastsports.com.au

NEW Zealand Cricket Umpires Association (C137)

NRAM Reference C137 Name NEW Zealand Cricket Umpires Association Type of record Records Dates covered 1957-1988 Quantity 1m. Location National Cricket Museum Description The New Zealand Cricket Umpires Association was formed in 1957. It is the national body for cricket umpires to which local major and minor cricket umpire associations are affiliated. The records comprise minutes, annual reports,
www.nram.org.nz

Umpiring goof-up calls for action : Cricket News : IndiaExpress.Com

Umpiring goof-up calls for action : Cricket News : IndiaExpress.Com
www.indiaexpress.com

Cricket - Umpire report

'We're not blaming umpires' - Cronje South Africa captain Hansie Cronje refused to blame umpiring decisions for his side's Test series defeat against England. It seemed that most of the debatable verdicts went against South Africa as England won the fifth Test at Headingley by 23 runs to seal a 2-1 series triumph..But Cronje could not, because of the ICC Code of Conduct, comment on the umpiring
www.itn.co.uk

Latest News
Ananova - Sports News
The Murali handicap and the laws of CRICKET
www.cricketcrazy.co.uk - Article on future of International Umpiring 
2 die as a result of umpiring decision 
http://cricketclub.org/another.htm Another headache for umpires (courtesy of Brockton Point C C, Canada

www.clickcricket.com/clickcricket - David Shepherd's Half Century
www.khel.com - The Third Umpire 
In 1999, ITN reported that Cronje did not blame the umpires! 
www.lanka.net - reports that B C Cooray replaced by Peter Manuel 
Cricket-World Cup-Tamils deny death threat against umpire Hair 12/5/99
Cricket-Australia umpire Hair gets death threat -12/5/99 CricInfo on Duckworth Lewis

Articles
The new cricket coaching system - Cricketec.
Cricket, the Ashes and Bodyline
A Salute to Women's Cricket Don Miles
Ashes - The Complete History
RAIN_RULES ICC_1996

RAIN_RULES AUSTRALIA
Umpires need all the help by Asif Iqbal

Neutral Umpires by Saif R Siddiqui

Aerial Umpire by Simon Lewis
The Third Umpire
Dickie Bird Interview
Dickie buys a Jag!
First Class Umpires from 1883 to 1996
More statistics about Umpires
HAIR FOUND GUILTY 13 FEB1999
Mahboob Shah article in Internet Cricket Magazine
Article (13may99) by Lake House about Ajith's book .
Sunday Leader (23may99)under the Two Headings AJITH's LABOUR OF LOVE and ABOUT THE AUTHOR.


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