Ralph Gosein      

Full name Ralph Godfrey Gosein

Born 1931, Trinidad

Died August 27, 1999, St Clair, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad (aged 68 years)

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Umpiring statistics
Test debut West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain, Mar 26-Apr 1, 1965 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v Australia at Kingston, Apr 28-May 3, 1978 scorecard
Test matches 25
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Australia at St John's, Feb 22, 1978 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Australia at Castries, Apr 12, 1978 scorecard
ODI matches 2
ODI statistics
Profile

Ralph Gosein was one of the Caribbean's leading umpires for more than a decade until the late 1970s. He took up officiating when he got a job alongside Eric Lee Kow, at the time a Test umpire. Gosein was a keen cricket follower, and Kow encouraged him to attend umpiring courses and he quickly qualified. On his first-class debut in 1953-54 he stood with Kow, and in 1964-65 he made his Test debut in a match involving Australia at the Queen's Park Oval. "When I got to the ground and saw the amount of people, I nearly turned back for home," he later recalled. "Talk about butterflies...Huh...they just keep fluttering around my stomach." Until his retirement in 1980 he stood in 25 Tests.
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WICB Pres XI v England at Basseterre
Feb 25, 2017
WICB Pres XI v England at Basseterre
Feb 27, 2017
1st ODI: West Indies v England at North Sound
Mar 3, 2017
2nd ODI: West Indies v England at North Sound
Mar 5, 2017
3rd ODI: West Indies v England at Bridgetown
Mar 9, 2017
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