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Santosh Kumar Maddheshiya. asked 10 months ago

Is physical height have issue to be professional umpires?

1 Answers
Kevin Staff answered 10 months ago

Dear Santosh
No. I have umpired with many umpires over the years whose height was not the norm. From 1.55m up to 2.05m tall, all shapes and sizes can be umpires. More important are good hearing and eyesight, knowledge of the laws, good player management and excellent powers of concentration.