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Synonyms for umpire

Synonyms for umpire

a person, usually appointed, who decides the issues or results, or supervises the conduct, of a competition or conflict

to make a decision about (a controversy or dispute, for example) after deliberation, as in a court of law

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an official at a baseball game

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someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

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An incorrect no ball could cost the bowling team a wicket, so the umpires have been instructed to call no ball only when they are certain that no part of the foot has landed behind the line.
This scheme for retired players was floated at the first meeting of the new BCCI Umpires Committee on Thursday in New Delhi and is set to be discussed again at its next meeting.
The Course in Kabul was also attended by two female umpires, who performed very well not only in the academic part of the course but in the practical as well.
Pakistan umpire Ahsan Raza also has helped me a lot.
TWO former cricket umpires fighting a decision to retire them from the game due to their age have lost their case of age discrimination against the England and Wales Cricket Board.
In other countries more former players are becoming umpires but we don't see this trend in Pakistan because the umpires are not well paid neither are they given required facilities and benefits by the board," he said.
While the ICC has complete faith in the ability of its umpires, our confidence in technology is also strengthened by the fact that there was an increase in the number of correct decisions in the Trent Bridge Test through DRS.
His father, Paul Runge, worked as an umpire in the National League from 1973 until 1997 and was present for four World Series.
She was the Umpire in Chief for Oregon from 1981 to 1990, the first woman in the nation to serve such a role, and was tournament UIC for numerous state, regional and national tournaments.
But once anointed as a Major League umpire, the men in blue have something in common with federal judges: For all intents and purposes they serve for life, regardless of their fitness or competence for the position.
Gatting, the last man to captain England to Ashes success in Australia on the 1986-87 tour, was infamously involved in a huge row with umpire Shakoor Rana in Pakistan later in 1987 and, while he accepts Ponting's passion for the game, he insisted the skipper was in the wrong.
Ponting was involved in a lengthy confrontation with umpire Aleem Dar after an appeal for caught behind against Kevin Pietersen was rejected, first by Dar and then by the TV umpire following a referral.
A TEENAGE hockey umpire based in Ormskirk was selected by the Hockey Association to attend a national high performance assessment camp.
ISLAMABAD, July 29 -- Retired South African umpire Rudi Koertzen has been appointed as the Regional Umpire Performance Manager (RUPM) for the Africa region by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
For a three umpire crew in double A or Triple A levels, the donation will mean a combined 3 cents per pitch.