Peter Parker (umpire)

Peter Douglas Parker (born 20 July 1959 in Herston, Queensland), is an Australian Test cricket match umpire. He was member of the International Panel of ICC Umpires between 2003 and 2008.

Peter Parker
Personal information
Full namePeter Douglas Parker
Born (1959-07-20) 20 July 1959 (age 61)
Herston, Queensland, Australia
Umpiring information
Tests umpired10 (1993–2008)
ODIs umpired65 (1993–2008)
T20Is umpired2 (2007–2007)
Career statistics
Source: ESPNcricinfo

Playing careerEdit

Parker played junior representative cricket for Queensland before playing in Brisbane Grade Cricket. He gave up playing when he broke his thumb twice in a season.[1]

Umpiring careerEdit

He umpired ten Test matches between 1993 and 2008. His first match was between Australia and New Zealand at Brisbane on 3 December to 7 December 1993, won by Australia by an innings and 96 runs, with Allan Border and Steve Waugh scoring centuries, and Shane Warne and Craig McDermott taking 8 and 6 wickets respectively. Parker’s partner was Steve Randell.

Parker’s last Test match in Australia was between Australia and the West Indies at Perth on 1 December to 3 December 2000, won by Australia by an innings and 27 runs with Mark Waugh scoring a century, and wickets being shared by Glenn McGrath (who took a hat-trick), Brett Lee, Jason Gillespie and Stuart MacGill. Parker’s partner was the English umpire John Hampshire. Parker retired to focus on his career away from the game on October 2008.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pramberg, Bernie (22 January 2010). "Peter Parker stays true to cricket". The Courier-Mail. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Peter Parker retires from umpiring". ESPNcricinfo. 1 October 2008. Retrieved 15 October 2012.

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