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Steve Bucknor      

Full name Stephen Anthony Bucknor

Born May 31, 1946, Montego Bay, St James, Jamaica

Current age 68 years 94 days

Other Umpire

Height 6 ft 3 in

Stephen Anthony Bucknor
Umpiring statistics
Test debut West Indies v India at Kingston, Apr 28-May 3, 1989 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Mar 19-22, 2009 scorecard
Test matches 128
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v India at St John's, Mar 18, 1989 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Mar 29, 2009 scorecard
ODI matches 181
ODI statistics
Profile

Widely respected and instantly recognisable (with his characteristic of nodding gently before raising the dreaded finger), "Slow Death Bucknor" umpired in 128 Test matches, more than anyone else. He broke Dickie Bird's record of 66 in 2002, before in March 2005 becoming the first umpire to stand in 100 Tests. Only David Shepherd and Rudi Koertzen have umpired more than his 181 ODIs, while Bucknor also stood in five successive World Cup finals (1992 to 2007), the middle three with Shepherd.

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Mar 22, 2009

Steve Bucknor embraces Asad Rauf at the end of his final Test, South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, 4th day, Cape Town, March 22, 2009

Steve Bucknor embraces Asad Rauf at the end of his final Test

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Mar 22, 2009

Steve Bucknor prays on the pitch during his final Test, South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, 4th day, Cape Town, March 22, 2009

Steve Bucknor prays on the pitch during his final Test

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Mar 22, 2009

A guard of honour for Steve Bucknor in his final Test, South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, 4th day, Cape Town, March 22, 2009

A guard of honour for Steve Bucknor in his final Test

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Tournament Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Bridgetown - Apr 28, 2007
Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)
Australia v South Africa at Gros Islet - Apr 25, 2007
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 111 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Kingston - Apr 24, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 81 runs
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Apr 21, 2007
England won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
Australia v New Zealand at St George's - Apr 20, 2007
Australia won by 215 runs
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