Full name Brian Leslie Aldridge
Born June 30, 1940, Christchurch, New Zealand
Current age 74 years 300 days
Other Umpire, Referee
|Test debut||New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch, Feb 28-Mar 4, 1986 scorecard|
|Last Test||Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sialkot, Sep 22-26, 1995 scorecard|
|ODI debut||New Zealand v Australia at Dunedin, Mar 19, 1986 scorecard|
|Last ODI||New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Mar 26, 1995 scorecard|
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