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Col Hoy      

Full name Colin Hoy

Born May 9, 1922, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland

Died March 24, 1999, Brisbane, Queensland (aged 76 years 319 days)

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Umpiring statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 26-Dec 1, 1954 scorecard
Last Test Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Feb 10-15, 1961 scorecard
Test matches 9
Test statistics

Col Hoy umpired nine Tests in Australia in the 1950s and 1960s, including the most famous of them. After Joe Solomon hit the stumps at Brisbane in 1960-61, Hoy gave Ian Meckiff run out to record the first tie in Test history. West Indian captain Frank Worrell said he would be happy to have the same umpires - Hoy and Colin Egar - again; and he did, in all five Tests. However, Hoy retired from umpiring after that season and concentrated on business and playing grade cricket in Brisbane. He made a brief comeback as an umpire during World Series Cricket.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Queensland v NSW at Brisbane - Oct 25-28
NSW 327/7d & 362/5 (91 ov) Queensland 330/6d
Victoria v Tasmania at Melbourne - Oct 25-28
Victoria 415 & 175/6 (36.3 ov) Tasmania 255
West Aust v South Aust at Perth - Oct 25-28
West Aust 271/9d & 136/4 (36.4 ov) South Aust 505/9d
SOA XI v South Africa at Adelaide - Oct 27-28
South Africa 489 (89.5 ov)
1st Test: Australia v South Africa at Perth
Nov 3-7, 2016 (10:30 local | 02:30 GMT | 22:30 EDT -1d | 21:30 CDT -1d | 19:30 PDT -1d)
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