Bucknor to receive golden bails for 100th Test
Steve Bucknor will become the first umpire to stand in 100 Tests when he steps out in the second Test between India and Pakistan at Kolkata on March 16. And, in recognition of his achievement, the ICC will award Bucknor, 58, the Golden Bails Award.
Bucknor first stood in a Test match in 1989, aged 42, in the fourth game of the series between West Indies and India in Kingston, Jamaica and he has also officiated in four consecutive ICC Cricket World Cup finals. David Shepherd is the second-most experienced Test umpire: he has 86 to his name, while S Venkataraghavan has 73.