Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Simon Taufel to carry out colloquium for Indian umpires

Crown ICC privileged group Australian umpire Simon Taufel is to be the major participant in the August 6-12 Umpires colloquium to be organized in Bangalore by the Cricket Board.

All Ranji Trophy and Nationwide Panel umpires from India would be taking part in the seven-day colloquium which will be conducted out by expert from Cricket Australia which has united up with the Indian board on this count up, according to BCCI sources.

Also taking part in the seminar on behalf of CA would be umpires tutor Dennis Burns, its Global Development Manager Ross Turner and Ian Lock.

This is the third year the seminar is episoding after the BCCI's lash with Cricket Australia and "all the Indian umpires are glad", a national panel umpire who has attended the first two seminars said today.

"Earlier it used to be 100 per cent prominence only on the laws of the game.

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