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Mark Hawthorne (umpire)

Mark Hawthorne (born 16 September 1962) is a Northern Irish cricket umpire.[1][2] He stood in his first One Day International (ODI), between Ireland and Pakistan, on 28 May 2011.[3] He stood in his first Twenty20 International (T20I), between the Netherlands and Canada in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, on 13 March 2012.[4]

Mark Hawthorne
Personal information
Born (1962-09-16) 16 September 1962 (age 57)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Umpiring information
ODIs umpired30 (2011–2019)
T20Is umpired13 (2012–2019)
Source: Cricinfo, 12 July 2019

In January 2018, he was named as one of the seventeen on-field umpires for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[5] In February 2019, he was selected as part of an umpire exchange programme with Cricket West Indies to stand in matches in the Caribbean.[6] The same month, he was one of the two on-field umpires in the match between Trinidad and Tobago and the Windward Islands in the 2018–19 Regional Four Day Competition fixture at Windsor Park in Roseau.[7]

In April 2019, he was one of four umpires to be awarded a full-time season contract by Cricket Ireland, the first time that Cricket Ireland have offered such contracts to umpires.[8]

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  1. ^ "Mark Hawthorne". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Ireland well represented at ICC Regional Conference for Umpires". Cricket Ireland. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Pakistan tour of Ireland, 1st ODI: Ireland v Pakistan at Belfast, May 28, 2011". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  4. ^ "ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 5th Match, Group A: Canada v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Mar 13, 2012". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Match officials appointed for U19 Cricket World Cup". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Irish umpire Mark Hawthorne selected for West Indies exchange". Cricket Ireland. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  7. ^ "25th Match, WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4 Day Tournament at Roseau, Feb 28 - Mar 3 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  8. ^ "First-ever full-time umpire season contracts, increased women umpires on Panels". Cricket Ireland. Retrieved 11 April 2019.