Archive for the 'Cricket Umpiring' Category

Australian Batsmen Dine on Indian Curry at SCG

I’ve just spent a non-productive day watching the cricket bewteen India and Australia, and I have been impressed. Micheal Clark on 251 not out, Michael Hussey on 55 not out and Ricky Ponting (the only wicket to fall today) on 134.  The crowd at the SCG were very knowledgeble, chearing when each Indian bowler made […]

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It’s Cricket Tomorrow

I’m sitting here in my room.  I’ve been out and inspected a local pitch for tomorrow’s game.  The thunder and lightening is very very frightening (or so the song goes).  The rain is intense, so what am I to do?  I’ll leave it up to the Umpires to decide tomorrow.  But today I am reminded […]

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Why Didn’t I Finish My Posts On Cricket?

Why didn’t I finish my posts on the Cricket Season just finished?  I’m glad you asked. I had tried to use my blog as a teaching aid for those who aspired for further promotion toward the elite level of Cricket Umpiring in Australia.  However, towards the end of the season I began to see traits […]

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Cricket Rounds 10, 11 & 12

Okay, now that I have at least elicited a 3-letter comment from one of my colleagues, I shall continue with my take on the current Cricket season. Round 10 Nothing much happened during this match. I didn’t have to make too many decisions and those that I did make were fairly obvious. I did have […]

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Why Don’t You Show Some Interest?

I recently received an email expressing some concern that I hadn’t posted on my Cricket Umpiring experiences for some time.  This was from a fellow who reads my blog but has never made a comment on anything I have posted. In fact, the only people who do comment on my Cricket posts seem to be […]

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