Full name Anthony Lloyd Hill
Born June 26, 1951, Auckland
Current age 65 years 210 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
Some of the reactions on Twitter to Virat Kohli's record-equalling hundred during India's chase in Pune
Stats highlights from the first ODI between India and England in Pune
Some of India's finest wins have come with Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni in harness at the crease. At Cuttack they rolled back the years to extraordinary effect
The Twitter world rose up to applaud Yuvraj Singh's hundred, in his second game since being recalled to India's ODI squad
Currently, Ajinkya Rahane doesn't quite have the body of work in ODIs that merit his inclusion. What can he do to press for selection in the Champions Trophy?
His Test stats as batsman and bowler compare favourably with some of the best allrounders, which is why his second-innings dismissal in Wellington is all the more puzzling
The shot Shakib Al Hasan played to be dismissed on day five at Basin Reserve defies explanation. It also prompts a few questions
As batting and bowling in ODIs takes on more of the attacking virtues of T20 cricket, where does the format stand as a product of its own?