Cricket/Umpiring as a Profession
QUESTION: Dear Sir,
This is Hemang Shah. It has been amazing reading your responses to the questions raised by people.
I want to take Umpiring as a Profession. Can you help me in this. I am an engineer. What is the future scope ?
Is there any study material available to enable me to prepare for the same ?
ANSWER: hi hemang...
thank u, well as you are interested in taking it as profession i would like to tell you that in India umpiring is semi-profession, so first we should concentrate on our basic work and then on umpiring once you reach bcci-ranji level then you can opt it as profession.
i your case try to get in touch with local assn. or mah.cricket assn. in pune where they run courses for umpires and they will help you in achieving your goal.
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QUESTION: Thank You sir for your response.
Currently I am working in Larsen & Toubro Limited. Yes so i will work as a semi professional.
But sir, Is there any Study Material so that I can view and study the same.
Please help me with the same.
the material i would suggest is the most important one MCC Law book, then open learning manual and try to buy tomsmith cricket umpiring and scoring.
the first 2 are available on LORDS.ORG site, and the last one is available on amozon.in