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.

Australia tour: India fined for slow over-rate in first ODI

28 Nov 2020

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Australia tour: India fined for slow over-rate in first ODI

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.

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

29 Jun 2020

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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.

Umpire Ian Gould to retire after World Cup 2019

27 Apr 2019

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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.

Windies player Shannon Gabriel charged by ICC over homophobic slur

13 Feb 2019

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Windies player Shannon Gabriel charged by ICC over homophobic slur

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.

Ben Stokes recalled from pavilion after being dismissed: Details here

10 Feb 2019

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Ben Stokes recalled from pavilion after being dismissed: Details here

England all-rounder Ben Stokes was a beneficiary of 'misapprehension rule' of MCC, that came into effect in 2017.