Full name Andrew Nicholas Barlow
Born July 3, 1899, Newport, Melbourne, Victoria
Died July 13, 1961, Melbourne, Victoria (aged 62 years 10 days)
|Test debut||Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Feb 13-14, 1931 scorecard|
|Last Test||Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Nov 30-Dec 5, 1951 scorecard|
Andrew Nicholas Barlow, one of Australia's foremost umpires who stood in first-class matches for more than twenty years, died in July at the age of 62. He
umpired in many Test matches between Australia and England, the West Indies and India. His first Test was at Melbourne in 1931 when the West Indies were touring
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