Articles about Rod Tucker
Cricket matches are not only determined by players. Match officials are as important for the success of the game as players and Rodney James Tucker aka Rod Tucker is one of the best in the business. Born on August 28, 1964, in New South Wales, Tucker was a left-handed batsman. He made his List A debut for New South Wales in the 1985-1986 season. His first-class debut came in the 1986-1987 season. He later switched to Tasmania and played for them till 1999. In his time with Tasmania, he was also the vice-captain of the team. Tucker was also a handy medium pacer during his career. He scored 5076 runs and took 123 wickets in his first-class career. Before becoming an umpire, Tucker also served as captain/coach for the Canberra Comets. In 2008, he was selected to the ICC International Panel of Umpires. It did not take much for him to reach the apex of umpiring. In 2010, he was promoted to the Elite Panel. Tucker has officiated in important tournaments such as the 2015 ICC World Cup, 2016 ICC World T20, and 2019 ICC World Cup.
28 Nov 2020Sports
Team India has been fined 20 per cent of the match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first ODI against Australia at the SCG.
29 Jun 2020Sports
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.
13 Feb 2019Sports
The third Test between West Indies and England in St Lucia was marred by a controversy after fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was accused of passing homophobic slurs.
10 Feb 2019Sports
England all-rounder Ben Stokes was a beneficiary of 'misapprehension rule' of MCC, that came into effect in 2017.