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TO PLAY CRICKET IS EASY. TO UNDERSTAND THE GAME TAKES TIME.

UMPIRING COURSE 2012


The Year 9 and 10 SSC group completed a two week umpiring course run by Neil Poulton from SACA on Monday 3rd and Monday 17th September. The first week covered a range of theoretical topics including expectations of umpires and the laws of cricket. In the second session the class practised umpire positioning and were given the opportunity to make LBW decisions.

Photos of class in action during the umpiring course -Click here.

Students from the class were asked to make comments about the new things that were learned in the umpires’ course.

Chad T - 
'How many ways the batter can get out'

Kalem G - 
'I learned some useful LBW tips'

Bailey S - 
'Correct positioning for a run out'

Hayden T - 
'Why certain rules were put into place'

Addison - 
'Requirements for an LBW'

Matt B - 
'I learned where the umpire goes when the ball is hit'

Alfredo C - 
'Where to go to when signalling'

Josh G - 
'The order the umpire shows the signals when there is more than one'

Liam H - 
'Move to the same side as the ball when it is hit long'

Shaun J - 
'A wide cannot be called if the batter steps towards the ball and plays it'

Lachlan F - 
'If a batter steps away from the delivery to make it unreachable, it cannot be called wide'

Shane R - 
'How to do all the signals'

Damian M - 
'Where I move to after each delivery'

Richard H - 
'How to judge a run out'

Ben J-M - 
'Learned how to give LBW'