Richard Kettlebrough’s career was over in just 6 years! (PC-AFP)
New Delhi, On the fourth day of the World Test Championship final, there was a ruckus on the wicket of Shubman Gill. Cameron Green caught his catch. The catch was not completely clear but despite this, umpire Richard Kettlebrough gave him out. Indian fans are angry and disappointed since his decision. The fans have even opened a front against Cameron Green and umpire Richard Kettlebrough. Richard Kettlebrough is constantly being trolled. Many fans are even advising him to treat his eyes. By the way, let us tell you that Richard Kettlebrough has always brought defeat for India in the knock out matches of ICC tournaments.
Whenever Richard Kettlebro was the umpire in the knock out matches of Team India, Team India got nothing less than defeat. He umpired not one or two but five times in India’s knock out matches and always Team India got defeated.
Kettlebro is unlucky for India
Richard Kettlebrough was the umpire in the 2014 T20 World Cup final and Team India lost the match to Sri Lanka. In the year 2015, India and Australia clashed in the semi-finals of the World Cup. There also the umpiring was with Kettlebro and Team India lost again. This is what happened in the 2016 T20 World Cup semi-final, 2017 ICC Champions Trophy final. Team India also lost in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup. Now Kettlebro is the third umpire in the 2023 World Test Championship final and one of his decisions has hurt Team India a lot.
Kettlebrough’s career ended in 6 years
Let us tell you that Richard Kettlebrough is from England and he has played first class and List A cricket. Richard was a top order batsman and has played cricket for Yorkshire, Middlesex. Richard Kettlebrough’s career started in 1999 and ended in 2000. In his 6-year career, Kettlebrough scored 1258 runs in 33 first-class matches at an average of just 25.16. And in List A, he could only score 290 runs in 21 matches.
Kettlebrough is a very experienced umpire
Let us tell you that Richard Kettlebrough is a very experienced umpire. Richard has so far umpired in 109 Test matches. Along with this, he has also umpired in 145 ODIs and 51 T20 matches. She also has experience of umpiring in Women’s ODI and T20.
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