Billy Bowden

  • Vernon Philander fined by ICC for ball tampering July 19, 2014

    Dubai: South Africa's Vernon Philander has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third day's play in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle. Philander was charged with an article 2.2.9 offence of the ICC Code of Conduct which...
  • Umpire Billy Bowden back on ICC's elite panel May 1, 2014

    New Zealand's Billy Bowden was restored to the International Cricket Council's elite panel of umpires on Thursday just a year after being dropped from the list. Bowden, best known for his 'crooked' finger method of dismissal, had been on the panel for a decade but was dropped after officials deemed he'd...
  • Billy Bowden returns to Emirates Elite Panel of ICC umpires May 1, 2014

    Dubai: The ICC on Thursday announced the Emirates Elite Panel of umpires for 2014-2015, commencing from July 1, following the annual review and selection process. The only change in the panel from last year is the return of Billy Bowden who has replaced Tony Hill. Hill had stepped down from the...
  • DRS in the spotlight again after Root dismissal December 14, 2013

    Perth: The International Cricket Council's controversial decision review system was in the spotlight again on the second day of the third Ashes Test at the WACA Ground on Saturday. England were left disappointed when emerging batsmen Joe Root was given out caught behind by umpire Marais Erasmus at a crucial stage...
  • Asad Rauf, Billy Bowden removed from Elite Panel June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Richard Illingworth and Paul Reiffel have been promoted to the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, replacing Asad Rauf and Billy Bowden. Illingworth and Reifel were chosen by the ICC Umpires Selection Panel as part of their annual review and selection process. Illingworth and Reiffel have joined Aleem Dar,...
  • Kallis shouldn't have been out on review: ICC February 16, 2013

    Cape Town: The intricate technicalities of the Decision Review System stumped some of cricket's top umpires on Friday, as they were forced to admit that an "honest error" had been made in an "extremely rare situation" during the second Test between South Africa and Pakistan. South African batsman Jacques Kallis...
  • Umpiring mistakes cost India the first ODI December 30, 2012

    Chennai: A couple of horrendous decisions by Indian umpire S Ravi contributed to India's six-wicket defeat to arch rivals Pakistan in the first cricket ODI here Sunday. New Zealand's Billy Bowden and S Ravi were the two on-field umpires for the series-opener and some of the decisions by the Indian went...
  • Nigel Llong elevated to Elite Panel June 12, 2012

    Dubai: Nigel Llong of England is the latest addition to the Elite Panel of ICC umpires, replacing Billy Doctrove who last week announced his retirement from international cricket. Llong will join the Elite Panel for the 2012-13 season, starting July 1, and will join 13 other international umpires at the...
  • Dhoni gets one-match ban for slow over rate February 19, 2012

    Brisbane: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been banned for one ODI after his side was fined for a second minor over rate offence within a year during the tri-series match against Australia in Brisbane on Sunday. The Indian side was ruled to be two overs short of their target at...
  • Umpiring faux pas gives Hussey a life February 19, 2012

    Mad scenes unfolded during the 29th over of Australia's innings. Michael Hussey, batting on 1, missed a ball from Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni collected and disturbed the stumps. As the decision went upstairs to the third umpire, Bruce Oxenford, replays showed that Hussey had dragged his back foot back...
  • Third umpire causes confusion in Ind-Aus ODI February 19, 2012

    Brisbane: It was a comedy of errors which Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not find funny at all. In the 29th over of the tri-series ODI against Australia, India appealed for a stumping against Mike Hussey off Suresh Raina's bowling which was referred to third umpire Bruce Oxenford. What should...
  • Clarke blames batsmen for shocking collapse November 11, 2011

    Cape Town: Australia captain Michael Clarke said his batsmen were to blame for the team's collapse to 47 all out in their second innings on a frenetic second day of the first Test against South Africa at Newlands on Thursday. Twenty-three wickets fell for 294 runs on a day which ended...
  • Gambhir's aggressive stance riles Australian media October 31, 2008

    Melbourne: The confrontation between Gautam Gambhir and Australian cricketers in the ongoing third Test in Kotla was played up by the Australian media, saying that it revived memories of the controversial series of last summer. "The acrimony which almost destroyed last summer's Test series between Australia and India exploded again on...