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umpire

[′əm‚pīr]
(mining engineering)
An assay made by a third party to settle the difference in assays made by the purchaser and the seller of ore.
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Of those, only Vishwanath continues to umpire till today while the others have given up umpiring for different reasons and chosen either television commentary or coaching.
He said keeping in view his past experience of Afghan umpires who feel language difficulty in English, I presented them my Urdu translation of the latest Laws of Cricket and The Umpiring Manual specially prepared for them in Urdu.
He gave me invaluable tips and even [gave] me a book on umpiring," said Ali, who has been the fourth umpire in 15 One-day Internationals, two Test matches and one Twenty20 International.
The ICC has now sent its reply to the PCB and said that none of the umpiring errors were intentional and were just human errors," the source stated.
The umpiring fraternity would be very upset if those plum assignments only went to the best umpires, which would result in the same individuals being selected every year.
Having all those teams I then realised I needed an umpire, so I got the qualifications and turned my attention to umpiring rather than playing.
What we have seen over the last week is a lot of criticism of umpiring decisions and a lot of ill feeling," he said.
The overall standard of umpiring is very high" said Wright, whose assessments, along with those of the captains, help umpires to progress to higher levels.
We have seen far too much of this pressure appealing in the series against South Africa and if it had not been for umpiring mistakes I believe Mike Atherton and Mark Butcher would have been out much earlier in the first Test.
Their umpiring experience ranged from 1 to 60 years, with a mean of 13.
John Hirschbeck, an American League umpire and another instructor at the school, says Wendelstedt's influence reaches beyond the skills of umpiring.
I am very encouraged," said Ralph Nelson, MLB Vice President for Umpiring.