View Full Version : Bucknor defends reputation

December 10, 2003, 04:31 PM
Steve Bucknor has shrugged off criticism of his umpiring during the drawn first Test between Australia and India in Brisbane.
He controversially upheld an lbw appeal against Sachin Tendulkar during India's first innings and other decisions were also queried after the match.

"If he was an Australian citizen, one hell of a diplomatic row would be under way following his astonishing leg before verdict against Sachin Tendulkar."


Details here (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/3305991.stm)

December 10, 2003, 05:27 PM
Remember those decisions against BD. Nobody spoke up at that time as we were minows. But now.....

He should admit the truth, age has taken over the skills.


December 10, 2003, 07:09 PM
I guess its part of the 'ragging' every minnow faces whne they first enter the arena