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Full name William Francis Ruse
Born March 4, 1955, Crow's Nest, Queensland
Current age 60 years 45 days
Bill Ruse has been umpiring in Canberra since 1993. He had the pleasure of umpiring in the ACT's final appearance in the Mercantile Mutual Cup. He has also stood in several tour matches, including Prime Minister's XI v Indians, 1999/00 and Prime Minister's XI v England 2006/07.
Plus, MS Dhoni in chases, and most Test runs against England
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An interview with cricket's long-suffering format