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Doug Cowie
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Doug Cowie

New Zealand
Doug Cowie

INTL CAREER: 1992 - 2005

Full Name

Douglas Bruce Cowie

Born

December 02, 1946, Kaitaia, Northland

Age

74y 156d

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.
Cricinfo staff

Career Averages

Umpire & Referee
FormatMatUmpireTV UmpireReferee
Test372314
ODI1057233
T20I11
WODI33
FC483810
List A6752411
T201515

Recent Matches

  • Umpire
  • Referee
MATCHDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Aus Masters vs NZ Masters24-Feb-2011HamiltonOTHERT20

Photos


Trevor Jesty, Peter Hartley , Doug Cowie, Billy Doctrove and Mike Proctor relax before the disciplinary hearing
Doug Cowie - Portrait, May 2002
Nasser Hussain discusses the light conditions with umpires Cowie and Venkataraghavan
Doug Cowie checks out a light meter
Cowie hands back Flintoff his jersey at the end of an over
Umpires Venkataraghavan and Cowie offer the light to the England batsmen