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Full name Anthony Lloyd Hill
Born June 26, 1951, Auckland
Current age 63 years 175 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
When Mitchell Johnson hit Virat Kohli on the helmet with a bouncer, Australian fielders came from everywhere. Mental disintegration had gone, replaced by the cricket unity. Two teams, one family.
From the bouncer that struck him on the badge of his helmet to the bouncer that dismissed him, Virat Kohli's century, and his duel with Mitchell Johnson, made for compelling human drama
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Virat Kohli's innings on the final day transcended the conditions, the bowlers and his batting partners, and when it was all in vain, he displayed remarkable grace in defeat
The new stand-in captain has the makings of a long-term leader, given his ability to stay ahead of the game
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
The failed gamble of handing Karn Sharma a Test debut despite him having a moderate first-class record means India have to rethink who their spinner will be
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test