Full name Graham Ian James Cowan
Born October 4, 1940, Wellington
Died July 20, 2011, Whangarei (aged 70 years 289 days)
|ODI debut||New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, Mar 14, 1989 scorecard|
|Last ODI||New Zealand v England at Wellington, Feb 13, 1991 scorecard|
Graham Cowan stood in 46 first-class matches and five one-day internationals as an umpire. In addition he played various administrative roles in New Zealand cricket, including those of selector and treasurer for the West Coast Cricket Association, administrator with Auckland Cricket, chairman of the New Zealand Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association, and chairman of Northland Cricket.
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
On a pitch most suited for him on this tour, David Warner, the T20-specialist-turned-Test star, got his eye in and then played a wasteful shot. The grown-up knock came from another T20 specialist, instead: Glenn Maxwell
Sudhir Gautam, uber Tendulkar fan, is now rooting for a new sport
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history