Thursday, April 15, 2010
Udaya Wickramasinghe, the once Sri Lankan worldwide judge, has died at the age of 70 following a sharp illness. Wickramasinghe officiated in terzetto national Tests between 1987 and 1997, against New Zealand (1987), Land (1992) and Pakistan (1997) where he stood with the England judge King Herder, and in 10 ODIs. Wickramasinghe became the primary foreign judge to remember as an authoritative instructor of the Association of Cricket Umpires (England) in 1988. A affable and experienced human, Wickramasinghe umpired for terzetto decades having begun in 1969. He is individual remembered for sharing cardinal consecutive lbw decisions against Bharat which enabled Pakistan hot derby Aaqib Javed succeed a hat-trick on his way to class listing ODI figures of 7 for 37 in the Sharjah test in 1991. KT Francis, a yearlong unfelled fellow of Wickramasinghe, said: "Wicky was a top-class umpire and one of the prima umpires during Sri Lanka's earlier age as a Trial prohibitionist. He faculty be greatly missed." A quantity of St Apostle's College and Dharmapala College, Wickramasinghe worked as an Immigration Gob in the Immigration Section throughout his advance and after retirement he married Sri Lanka Cricket as duty official. He also officiated as a equalize judge.