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The famous Umpire David Robert Shepherd dies

Posted on: October 28, 2009

David Shepherd

David Shepherd

The Well Known,liked and respected former England umpire, David Shepherd died today after a long battle with cancer. He was 68.

David Robert Shepherd was one of the cricket world’s best-known umpires. He stood in 92 Test matches, the last of them in June 2005, and officiated in three World Cup finals.

Shepherd was born in Bideford, Devon and latterly lived in the nearby seaside village of Instow. He married his long time partner, Jenny, in 2008…Click on for more……..

Courtesy From ESPNcricinfo

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1 Response to "The famous Umpire David Robert Shepherd dies"

A great loss to the cricket world. May his soul rest in peace.

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