Former cricket umpire Simon Taufel discussed that it could be nice to peer the likes of former cricketer, Virender Sehwag, present batter Virat Kohli, and all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin soak up umpiring one day in time.
Taufel is among the biggest umpires to have ever graced the sphere. He gained the ICC Umpire of the 12 months award 5 consecutive occasions from 2004-to 2008. Moreover, he used to be well-loved by way of all lovers and cricketers alike. Talking concerning the Indian cricketers, Taufel instructed News9:
“I take note striking it on his head a couple of years in the past and I’m difficult Virender to take it up as a result of he’s used to umpire subsequent to me status at sq. leg and telling me what used to be out what now not used to be out. However he therefore stated no, that’s now not what he needs to do.”
“You might have truly were given to have a character and need to wish to do it. I’ve spoken to a couple gamers like Morne Morkel who’s been keen on taking over umpiring however as I stated sooner than, it’s now not for everybody. I’d love to peer Virender Sehwag, possibly even Virat Kohli or Ravichandran Ashwin take it up. They appear to be rather well on most sensible of the regulations and taking part in prerequisites of the sport nowadays.”
Simon Taufel talks about umpiring in difficult prerequisites
Taufel spoke concerning the demanding situations confronted by way of umpires in difficult prerequisites, the place not anything a lot is going on at the tracks however they wish to keep vigil all through.
“It’s by no means uninteresting, apart from while you may well be umpiring in an excessively dry surroundings in Karachi or equivalent puts. There’s now not a lot taking place in the case of wickets. However what I’d say is that we’ve attempted to make the route enticing and umpiring itself isn’t for everybody.”
“, it’s difficult. Other people say how do you listen for lengthy sessions of time? And the solution is, properly, you don’t, you simply take a look at bite-sized items. It’s very rewarding,” Taufel concluded.