Umpire Current Affairs, GK & News

Nitin Menon of India: Youngest Umpire to enter ICC Elite Panel

On June 29, 2020, Nitin Menon of India became the youngest member of ICC (International Cricket Council) “Elite Panel of Umpires”. Highlights Nitin replaced Nigel Llong of England. He will act as one of the panel members in the upcoming 2020-21 season of ICC cricket. Nitin Menon Nitin Menon is an Indian Cricketer and umpire. ..




Claire Polosak becomes first female umpire to stand in a men’s ODI

Claire Polosak from Australia created history by becoming the first female umpire to stand in a men’s One-Day International (ODI). On 27th April 2019, she has officiated the final of the World Cricket League Division 2, between Oman and Namibia, who both secured ODI status after finishing in the top two positions of the table. ..


Deepak Joshi promoted to FIH Promising List (Outdoor Hockey) umpires

Deepak Joshi from India has been promoted to the FIH Promising List (Outdoor Hockey) umpires. It was announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on May 19, 2018. Joshi hails from Haldwani, Uttarakhand and was a former national-level hockey player for his state team. He switched to umpiring in 2010-11 after completing his Diploma in ..