Matches (13)
WPL (1)
PSL 2024 (2)
NZ v AUS (1)
Ranji Trophy (2)
Nepal Tri-Nation (1)
Sheffield Shield (3)
Durham in ZIM (1)
CWC Play-off (1)
Dang CL (1)

Full Name

Douglas Bruce Cowie

Born

December 02, 1946, Kaitaia, Northland

Age

77y 91d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Other

Umpire

One of New Zealand's leading umpires, Doug Cowie officiated at first-class level for more than two decades, and on the international stage for ten years during which time he stood in 22 Tests and 71 ODIs, including matches at the 1999 World Cup in England, and more than 100 first-class games. He announced his retirement in 2005, commenting that "the satisfaction gained from the challenges of umpiring no longer outweigh the sacrifices necessary to perform on the field." He was subsequently appointed as the ICC's Umpires and Referees Manager.
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Doug Cowie Career Stats

Umpire & Referee

FormatMatUmpireTV UmpireReferee
Tests362214-
ODIs1037132-
T20Is1-1-
WODIs33--
FC4838-10
List A5944411
T20s14--14
Doug Cowie - Portrait, May 2002

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ODI

Photos of Doug Cowie

Cowie hands back Flintoff his jersey at the end of an over
Nasser Hussain discusses the light conditions with umpires Cowie and Venkataraghavan
Umpires Venkataraghavan and Cowie offer the light to the England batsmen
Match officials check the condition of wet patches in the outfield on the third morning
Umpires Cowie and Venkataraghan check the light. 3rd Test: New Zealand v England at Auckland
Umpires consult over the second morning weather conditions