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Shaun George (born 25 January 1968) is a South African former cricketer who later became an umpire.[1] He is part of Cricket South Africa's umpire panel for first-class matches.[2]

Shaun George
Personal information
Full nameShaun George
Born (1968-01-25) 25 January 1968 (age 51)
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
RoleBowler, Umpire
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1987–1990Eastern Province
1990–1991Transvaal
First-class debut14 March 1987 Eastern Province v Natal
Last First-class26 January 1991 Transvaal v Western Province
Umpiring information
ODIs umpired50 (2011–2019)
T20Is umpired36 (2010–2019)
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 17
Runs scored 230
Batting average 10.95
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 45*
Balls bowled 1930
Wickets 29
Bowling average 26.62
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 3/66
Catches/stumpings 5/0
Source: CricketArchive, 7 July 2019

Playing careerEdit

George played first-class cricket for Eastern Province and Transvaal between 1987 and 1991.[3][4]

Umpiring careerEdit

After making his first-class and List A umpiring debuts in 2004, George made his international debut in a Twenty20 international (T20I) in 2010. He made his One-day international (ODI) debut the following year.[5][6][7][8][9]

In January 2018, he was named as one of the seventeen on-field umpires for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[10] He was later appointed as one of the on-field umpires for the tournament final.[11] In May 2018, he was promoted to the ICC Test/ODI Emerging Panel of umpires.[12]

In October 2018, he was named as one of the twelve on-field umpires for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20.[13] Along with Langton Rusere, he was appointed as one of the on-field umpires for the tournament's final.[14]

In July 2019, George umpired in his 50th ODI, in the third ODI between Ireland and Zimbabwe, at Stormont, Belfast.[15]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CSA promotes seven umpires to Reserve List Panel". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Agenbag and Fritz break new ground for SA Cricket". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Shaun George". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  4. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Shaun George". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Shaun George as Umpire in First-Class Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Shaun George as Umpire in List A Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  7. ^ "Shaun George as Umpire in International Twenty20 Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  8. ^ "Shaun George as Umpire in ODI Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  9. ^ "Shaun George debut a landmark for CSA umpiring". Cricket South Africa. 9 October 2010. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  10. ^ "Match officials appointed for U19 Cricket World Cup". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Shaun George appointed for duty in ICC under-19 World Cup Final". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  12. ^ "CSA congratulates Shaun George on promotion to ICC Emerging Panel". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  13. ^ "11th team for next month's ICC Women's World T20 revealed". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Match officials for final announced". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  15. ^ "CSA congratulates Shaun George on his 50th ODI appointment". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 7 July 2019.