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South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban

Shepherd calls on ICC to appoint more umpires

Former Test umpire David Shepherd has warned that leading umpires face burn-out unless the ICC tackles the issue and appoints more officials to its elite panel

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BCB keen to avoid repeat of 2005 bitterness

Test umpires for Bermuda's Cup match

After unprecedented scenes during last year's Somerset-St George's Cup match, the Bermuda Cricket Board has brought in two top English umpires to officiate in this year's game

Bucknor triggers heated debate

Tampering or selective control?

Steve Bucknor's potentially-explosive comments, relating to production companies tampering with video footage to undermine umpires, has caused a stir around the cricket world. While television producers expectedly brushed aside his comments, there is an u

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Professional Cricketers' Association Awards

Flintoff named Player of the Year ... again

Andrew Flintoff was named the Professional Cricketers' Association Player of the Year at a glitzy dinner at London's Royal Albert Hall

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Retiring players

Farewell and thanks for the memories

Cricinfo take a look at the major players who have retired after or during the 2005 English season

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End of the road for umpiring legend

'How far will technology go?'

David Shepherd has said that he expected technology to play an even bigger part in cricket in years to come

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David Shepherd bids adieu

'Cricket has been everything to me'

David Shepherd said that he would like to remain involved with cricket in some capacity