|Photos||Video & Audio||Blogs||Statistics||Archive||Shop||Mobile|
Full name Alcwyn Jenkins
Died July 4, 2009, Swansea (aged 72 years)
Alcwyn Jenkins died after being struck on the head by a ball during a match. He was standing in the game between Swansea and Llangennech in Division One of the Antur Insurance South Wales Association at the St Helen's ground in Swansea when he was struck by a throw from one of the fielders. He was airlifted to hospital but died shortly afterwards. Roger Knight, the ACO chairman, said. "Alcwyn Jenkins was a highly respected umpire in the south Wales cricket community for the last 25 years and a valued member of the ECB ACO.."
For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to
Off the field, he's all flash and hair gel; on it, he's a slowpoke, given to hitting pretty shots straight to fielders
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves