Full name Norman Scott McNamara
Born April 4, 1972, Penrith, New South Wales
Current age 44 years 355 days
Major teams Alexandra Hills (Redlands), East Redlands
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
Norm McNamara commenced umpiring at the age of fifteen and became a full time umpire in 1996, firstly in Redlands and then in Brisbane. He was soon umpiring representative Country matches and on moving the Brisbane was quickly promoted to first grade matches and subsequently to representative matches played by Colts and the Queensland Academy of Sport. Before taking up umpiring he played cricket as a right hand batsman and wicket keeper with Alexandra Hills in Redlands, and with Easts-Redlands in the lower grades. Schools: Richmond North (NSW) to grade 6; Coolnwynpin State; Capalaba High. His occupation is school teacher. (Warwick Torrens, 2002)
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
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