Full name Edgar Frederick Wykes
Born April 28, 1921, Northampton, England
Died November 22, 2008 (aged 87 years 208 days)
|Only Test||Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 30-Dec 5, 1962 scorecard|
Ted Wykes umpired 85 matches in first-class cricket in Australia between 1956-57 and 1971-72, officiating in his only Test at Brisbane when he stood in the first Ashes of 1962-63. He remained involved after retiring, as president of the NSW Cricket Umpires' Association from 1967 to 1989, and he also stood was a match referee in three ODIs in 1991-92. He received an Order of Australia medal for his services to cricket in 1980, and became a Life Member of the NSW Cricket Association in 1982.
If other men were witness to as much incompetence as Angelo Mathews has become used to, dressing rooms might have been set ablaze