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Chucking crackdown 20 years too late - Hair

Former international umpire Darrell Hair has said the ICC's crackdown on bowlers with suspect actions has come 20 years too late

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Australia v Sri Lanka 2010-11

No-ball controversy a distant memory for Murali

Muttiah Muralitharan has forgiven the umpire Darrell Hair and forgotten the no-ball call that threatened to derail his career

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The Oval abandonment 2006

Hair blames politics for Oval row

Darrell Hair, the umpire at the centre of the controversy that led to the abandonment of the 2006 Oval Test between England and Pakistan, has claimed that meddling board officials were to blame for the escalation of the row

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Murali's retirement

'Murali doesn't deserve the record' - Emerson

Ross Emerson, the Australian umpire who no-balled Muttiah Muralitharan during an ODI against England in Adelaide in 1999, insists the offspinner doesn't deserve his record of most wickets in Tests and the 50-over format

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Fallout of the Lahore attack

Hair slams 'bullying' Lorgat

ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat's has said umpires Simon Taufel and Steve Davis needed to be "more rational" in their assessment of the security in Lahore

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2006 Oval Test fallout

Hair calls on ICC officials to quit

Darrell Hair has called on all the ICC board members involved in the original decision to change the result of the 2006 Oval Test to resign

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Umpire resigns from post

Hair quits to focus on coaching

Darrell Hair, the Australian umpire, has tended his resignation with the ICC in order to take up a coaching role

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England v Pakistan, The Oval, 2006

MCC secretary not in favour of altered result

The MCC has asked the ICC to reverse its decision to alter the forfeited Test between England and Pakistan at The Oval in 2006 into a draw

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High Performance Umpire Panel

Darrell Hair on panel to guide Australian umpires

Darrell Hair has been included in Cricket Australia's four-member Umpire High Performance Panel, which will help guide and develop umpires in the country

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Umpire resumes full nation matches

Hair returns at Old Trafford

Darrell Hair will make his return to top-level international umpiring in the second Test between England and New Zealand at Old Trafford on May 23