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Obituary, 2010

David Shepherd

Apr 15, 2010: Wisden's obituary for David Shepherd

David Shepherd

The epitome of the English sportsman

Oct 28, 2009: Shep was a cricketer before he was an umpire, and in both roles he loved the game immensely

David Frith

Tribute to David Shepherd

'A true gentleman, a kind spirit and a great bloke'

Oct 28, 2009: Simon Taufel pays tribute to an umpire he learnt

David Shepherd

'I've never given a dishonest decision'

Oct 28, 2009: David Shepherd on Nelson, the village he grew up in, the lowest point in his career, and the impact of TV on umpiring

Interview by David Foot

David Shepherd 1940-2009

Former Test umpire David Shepherd dies

Oct 28, 2009: Former Test umpire David Shepherd has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 68.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Cricinfo XI

The umpire's word is final ... but wrong

Nov 22, 2007: Eleven instances where the umpire got it horribly wrong

Martin Williamson

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban

Shepherd calls on ICC to appoint more umpires

Dec 28, 2006: 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

ESPNcricinfo staff

Cricinfo XI

Officious officialdom

Aug 22, 2006: The furore which surrounded the activities of the umpires during the Oval Test is not the first time that officials have found themselves in the spotlight. We highlight 11other instances where the umpires rather than the players have taken centre stage

Martin Williamson

BCB keen to avoid repeat of 2005 bitterness

Test umpires for Bermuda's Cup match

Aug 4, 2006: 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

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bucknor triggers heated debate

Tampering or selective control?

May 8, 2006: 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

Anand Vasu

Marylebone Cricket Club

Shepherd earns MCC life membership

Jan 5, 2006: David Shepherd has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of MCC

ESPNcricinfo staff

November 2005

Shepherd's hop for the best

Nov 2005: David Foot celebrates the life and legend of the world's favourite umpire, David Shepherd, who has raised his finger for the last time and returned to his brother's post office in Devon

Professional Cricketers' Association Awards

Flintoff named Player of the Year ... again

Sep 27, 2005: Andrew Flintoff was named the Professional Cricketers' Association Player of the Year at a glitzy dinner at London's Royal Albert Hall

ESPNcricinfo staff

Retiring players

Farewell and thanks for the memories

Sep 26, 2005: Cricinfo take a look at the major players who have retired after or during the 2005 English season

ESPNcricinfo staff

End of the road for umpiring legend

'How far will technology go?'

Jul 12, 2005: David Shepherd has said that he expected technology to play an even bigger part in cricket in years to come

ESPNcricinfo staff

David Shepherd bids adieu

'Cricket has been everything to me'

Jun 8, 2005: David Shepherd said that he would like to remain involved with cricket in some capacity

ESPNcricinfo staff

Players talk about David Shepherd

'Well walked young man'

Jun 3, 2005: Nagraj Gollapudi gets reactions on David Shepherd from the people who interacted with him on and off the field

Nagraj Gollapudi

David Shepherd retires

End of the hop-skip-jump routine

Jun 3, 2005: The second Test between West Indies and Pakistan at Sabina Park will be the last Test match for the umpire David Shepherd

Steven Lynch

ICC Elite Panel named

No changes to top umpiring panel

May 12, 2005: The ICC has announced an unchanged elite panel of umpires for the coming season

ESPNcricinfo staff

David Shepherd retires

Close of play for Shepherd's umpiring career

May 12, 2005: As he prepares to retire, David Shepherd talks about his umpiring career

Andrew McGlashan
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