Doug Cowie appointed as ICC Umpires and Referees Manager
Dubai, Feb 23 (UNI) New Zealand's Doug Cowie was today appointed as the new Umpires and Referees Manager of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Doug, a former member of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires, will take over responsibility for the support, training and development of international cricket's top umpires.
ICC General Manager-Cricket, David Richardson, said that Doug had demonstrated the right blend of skills and experience for the important role.
Doug was a member of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires from 1998 to 2005 in which time he was an on-field umpire in 22 Test matches and 71 ODIs.
He has balanced two decades as a first-class umpire in New Zealand with a successful business career and will begin his role at the ICC on March 4.
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