Tests of Character

Discover yourself by taking our quizzes

Could you be an umpire?

It takes more than raising a finger, you know

1. . Does DRS threaten the umpire?

2. What do you do if the batsman shows dissent?

3. How do you ensure players don't sledge?

4. How do you react if you get a decision wrong?

5. What's all the fuss about bad light?

6. Should a fielder's word be taken for an iffy catch?

7. Should you be allowed to no-ball chuckers?

8. Do umpires need people skills?

9. Are neutral umpires a must in today's game?

10. What's your work mantra?

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