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ICC Awards 2008

Taufel is Umpire of Year again

Sep 10, 2008: The Australian umpire, Simon Taufel, has been named as Umpire of the Year for the fifth successive year at the ICC Awards in Dubai

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Champions Trophy 2008

Lawson pleased by 'positive voices'

Aug 5, 2008: Geoff Lawson, the Pakistan coach, has welcomed the increasing support for holding the Champions Trophy in Pakistan

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Champions Trophy 2008

Taufel confident over security in Pakistan

Aug 3, 2008: Simon Taufel, the world's No. 1 umpire, will not hesitate to stand in the Champions Trophy in Pakistan in September

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Australian umpire undecided on renewing contract

Taufel could walk away from cricket

Feb 12, 2008: Simon Taufel, the Australian umpire ranked the best in the world over the past four years, has revealed he could walk away from the game when his contract expires on March 31

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Plays of the Day

Significant stumpings and a six

Oct 3, 2007: Osman Samiuddin and Faras Ghani look at the Plays of the day

Faras Ghani and Osman Samiuddin

ICC Awards 2007

Taufel voted top umpire of the year

Sep 10, 2007: Simon Taufel proved he was still the top umpire in world cricket by winning the Umpire of the Year prize for the fourth year running at the ICC awards in Johanesburg

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ICC Awards 2007

Ponting retains Cricketer of Year

Sep 10, 2007: A round-up of all the ICC Awards

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Revamping Indian umpiring

A brush-up for the white coats

Aug 30, 2007: Simon Taufel speaks to Sidharth Monga about the BCCI's new initiative with Cricket Australia to revamp the Indian umpiring system

Sidharth Monga

Six-day training camp begins at the NCA

Taufel roped in to improve Indian umpiring

Aug 24, 2007: The board has also arranged a six-day training camp for 105 Indian umpires with Simon Taufel at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore

Sidharth Monga

Australian umpire defends Ganguly caught behind

Taufel 'very upset' over Tendulkar decision

Jul 31, 2007: Simon Taufel has admitted he erred in the leg-before decision involving Sachin Tendulkar and was upset at getting a decision wrong

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The golden age of lbws

He's given 'im

Jul 27, 2007: How umpires are more likely to give lbws these days

Sambit Bal

Justice for some

Jul 21, 2007: Despite great advances in technology it is still the case that the bulk of the decisions are best decided from on the field

Ian Chappell

New ICC committee member ready for debate

Taylor wants boundaries pushed back

May 17, 2007: Shrinking playing areas and the discolouration of white balls in one-day matches are two of the issues Mark Taylor hopes to raise with the ICC's new cricket committee

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Gavaskar heads player-based group

ICC confirms make-up of cricket committee

May 15, 2007: Former Australia captain Mark Taylor, Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene and Michael Holding, the ex-West Indies fast bowler, are among the people who will form part of the ICC's newly constituted cricket committee

Brian Murgatroyd

Umpire of the year earns more praise

Taufel wins national award for sports officials

Feb 22, 2007: Simon Taufel has received more recognition for his umpiring after being named the official of the year at the Australian Sports Awards

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ICC Awards 2006

Taufel named top umpire for a third time

Nov 3, 2006: Simon Taufel was named as Umpire of the Year for the third successive year at the ICC Awards in Mumbai

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'Umpires have to follow the laws as they are written'

Hair and Doctrove were right - Taufel

Aug 22, 2006: Simon Taufel, who is regarded as the world's best umpire, believes Darrell Hair and Billy Doctrove had to "follow the letter of the law" and abandon the fourth Test between England and Pakistan at The Oval

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West Indies v India, 1st Test, Antigua, 4th day

'I think you should walk off', Lara told Dhoni

Jun 6, 2006: Mahendra Singh Dhoni reveals what really transpired between him and Brian Lara over Daren Ganga's catch at the boundary

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Antigua

India v West Indies, 1st Test, Antigua, 4th day

Dhoni blitz leaves Windies with a target of 392

Jun 5, 2006: India declared at 521 for 6 and West Indies, chasing 392, ended the day on 13 for 0, needing another 379 runs on the final day

The Bulletin by S Rajesh

Bucknor triggers heated debate

Tampering or selective control?

May 8, 2006: Steve Bucknor's potentially-explosive comments, relating to production companies tampering with video footage to undermine umpires, has caused a stir around the cricket world. While television producers expectedly brushed aside his comments, there is an u

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