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Full name Anthony Lloyd Hill
Born June 26, 1951, Auckland
Current age 63 years 275 days
|Test debut||New Zealand v Bangladesh at Hamilton, Dec 18-22, 2001 scorecard|
|Last Test||England v Australia at Chester-le-Street, Aug 9-12, 2013 scorecard|
|ODI debut||New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Napier, Mar 6, 1998 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 17, 2013 scorecard|
|T20I debut||New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, Feb 17, 2005 scorecard|
|Last T20I||New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Hamilton, Feb 14, 2012 scorecard|
Tony Hill came into umpiring without any background in first-class cricket but established himself as a competent and reliable official, being appointed to the ICC's international panel in 1998 and to the full elite panel in 2009. He is very active in New Zealand and when he travels in the role of training and mentoring up-and-coming umpires. He is a regional training officer in the Northern Districts and runs an online question-and-answer forum for umpires of all levels.
Cricinfo staff March 2009
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
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
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.