“Enjoy the game from the best seat in the house”

Have you always watched cricket from the boundary or on TV and made those crucial decisions, why not back that up by becoming an umpire or scorer and learning the “Laws of Cricket” or “How to score” Remember, a game of cricket cannot happen without the third team on the field.

So if you are interested, use the contact details below and make your first great decision this Summer.

Eugene Sanders – Match Officials Coordinator

esanders@canterburycricket.org.nz – 021 778051


Congratulations to our Canterbury Umpires who have been elected on to their various panels for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Special mention to John Bromley from Timaru who has been elevated from the Reserve Umpire Panel to the National Umpire Panel.

National Umpire Panel: Brent Bowden (Auckland), Chris Brown (Auckland), John Bromley (Canterbury), Tony Gillies (Auckland), Shaun Haig (Otago), Wayne Knights (Auckland), Ash Mehrotra (Northern Districts), Tim Parlane (Canterbury), Derek Walker (Otago).

Reserve Umpire Panel: Cory Black (Wellington), Kim Cotton (Canterbury), Kathy Cross (Wellington), John Dempsey (Northern Districts), Richard Hooper (Central Districts), Kannan Jagannathan (Otago), Damian Morrow (Northern Districts), Peter Pasco (Otago), Eugene Sanders (Canterbury), Garth Stirrat (Wellington), Glenn Walklin (Central Districts), Diana Venter (Auckland)