Articles about Michael Gough

English cricket umpire and ex-cricketer Michael Gough was born on December 18, 1979. The international umpire, who is a member of the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires as of 2021, represents the England and Wales Cricket Board. As a former cricketer, Gough was a right-handed opening England batsman and had captained Under-19 in the team. Based on his performance in Youth Test matches in 1997, he was selected to become a member of the Durham side in 1998 where he averaged more than 50 for Durham. However, at the age of 23, Gough fell out of love as a cricketer and decided to quit. Right after quitting, Gough prepared and appeared for umpiring examinations. In the meantime, he was also working in his father’s shop in Hartlepool and at the age of 27, he was appointed to the reserve list of the ECB. Soon after, Gough, within three years, was appointed to the full list of first-class umpires.

Stuart Broad fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

12 Aug 2020

Sports
Stuart Broad fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been docked off 15 percent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Pakistan in Manchester.

India's Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter Elite Panel

29 Jun 2020

Sports
India's Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter Elite Panel

Indian umpire Nitin Menon, on Monday, became the youngest ever to be included in the International Cricket Council's Elite Panel of Umpires for the 2020-21 season.

#ComicBytes: What makes Alfred such a charming character

30 Nov 2019

Entertainment
#ComicBytes: What makes Alfred such a charming character

Every man set on a path to greatness needs an unwavering support system to keep him sane. Usually, it's someone who can call a spade a spade.

Dismissal of Rizwan sparks controversy in Australia-Pakistan Test: Details here

21 Nov 2019

Sports
Dismissal of Rizwan sparks controversy in Australia-Pakistan Test: Details here

The first day of the Australia-Pakistan Test match in Brisbane was marred by a controversy.

Umpire Ian Gould to retire after World Cup 2019

27 Apr 2019

Sports
Umpire Ian Gould to retire after World Cup 2019

The ICC Elite Panel umpire Ian Gould is all set to call curtains on his highly successful career, as he would retire after the 2019 World Cup.

#IndiaInAustralia: Three key moments of the third ODI

18 Jan 2019

Sports
#IndiaInAustralia: Three key moments of the third ODI

Team India beat Australia by seven wickets in the final ODI of the three-match series in Melbourne on Friday.

Ravi Shastri explains why MS Dhoni took the ball

19 Jul 2018

Sports
Ravi Shastri explains why MS Dhoni took the ball

Speculations surrounding MS Dhoni's retirement came to the fore when the former India skipper took the match ball from the umpires, post India's loss in the third ODI against England.

Kohli fined for breaching ICC code of conduct

16 Jan 2018

Sports
Kohli fined for breaching ICC code of conduct

Indian captain, Virat Kohli has been fined 25% of his match fee for breaching ICC Code of Conduct.