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

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Steve Bucknor embraces Asad Rauf at the end of his final Test
Steve Bucknor embraces Asad Rauf at the end of his final Test © Getty Images
A guard of honour for Steve Bucknor in his final Test
A guard of honour for Steve Bucknor in his final Test © Getty Images
Steve Bucknor prepares to stand in his final Test before retirement
Steve Bucknor prepares to stand in his final Test before retirement © Getty Images
Steve Bucknor, match referee JJ Crowe and reserve umpire Tanvir Ahmed check the fog situation
Steve Bucknor, match referee JJ Crowe and reserve umpire Tanvir Ahmed check the fog situation © Getty Images
Steve Bucknor and Darrell Hair decide to change the ball
Steve Bucknor and Darrell Hair decide to change the ball © Getty Images
Steve Bucknor checks the light
Steve Bucknor checks the light © Getty Images
Makhaya Ntini is pulled up by umpires Aleem Dar and Steve Bucknor for not appealing for a wicket
Makhaya Ntini is pulled up by umpires Aleem Dar and Steve Bucknor for not appealing for a wicket © Getty Images
Umpire Steve Bucknor leads Harbhajan Singh away after the batsman got into an argument with the Australians
Umpire Steve Bucknor leads Harbhajan Singh away after the batsman got into an argument with the Australians © Associated Press
Steve Bucknor and Simon Taufel discuss the confusion over Kevin Pietersen's dismissal
Steve Bucknor and Simon Taufel discuss the confusion over Kevin Pietersen's dismissal © Getty Images
Ricky Ponting and Mahela Jayawardene head for the toss in the 2007 World Cup final
Ricky Ponting and Mahela Jayawardene head for the toss in the 2007 World Cup final © Getty Images
Steve Bucknor prays on the pitch during his final Test
Steve Bucknor prays on the pitch during his final Test © Getty Images
Steve Bucknor is awarded a memento by ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat
Steve Bucknor is awarded a memento by ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat © Getty Images
Ajantha Mendis in action
Ajantha Mendis in action © AFP
Steve Bucknor and Nigel Llong wade through the fog
Steve Bucknor and Nigel Llong wade through the fog © AFP
Steve Bucknor and Simon Taufel decide to change the ball
Steve Bucknor and Simon Taufel decide to change the ball © Getty Images
The umpires offer the light to New Zealand during the second session
The umpires offer the light to New Zealand during the second session © Getty Images
Steve Bucknor and Mark Benson assess the weather
Steve Bucknor and Mark Benson assess the weather © AFP
Simon Taufel checks the light while Steve Bucknor looks on
Simon Taufel checks the light while Steve Bucknor looks on © Getty Images
Umpires Steve Bucknor  and Simon Taufel offer the light to the batsmen
Umpires Steve Bucknor and Simon Taufel offer the light to the batsmen © Getty Images