Full name Anthony Lloyd Hill
Born June 26, 1951, Auckland
Current age 65 years 272 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
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history