11:05 AM ISTInterview by Alan GardnerFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintIan Gould retired from the ICC’s panel of elite umpires in 2019, after standing in more than 250 international matches over a 13-year career. He has since written a book, My Life in Cricket, covering his time as a player for Middlesex, Sussex and England, his subsequent spell as a coach, and then the switch to umpiring. While on one of his regular walks along Hove seafront, he spoke about his experiences as an umpire, the importance of building relationships along the way, and his hopes for the season to come.You were set to be returning as an umpire on the county circuit this summer – but that must all be up in the air now?I was actually really looking forward to it [the Hundred] and I feel very sorry for the boys at the ECB that took some flak leading up to it. Now it’s wait until next year, but I’m sure it will take off.But you’re still keen to continue?ALSO READ: Ian ‘Gunner’ Gould whistles his way into the sunsetDue to the Covid-19 situation, the ICC has signalled a “short-term” move to using local umpires in international cricket. Does that mean you… Read full this story
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