Erasmus completes half-century of Tests
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Erasmus completes half-century of Tests

by Sahir Usman Aug 11, 2018 • 09:41 AM

Aug.11 (CRICKETNMORE) - Marais Erasmus of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires is officiating in his 50th Test as an on-field umpire during the second Test between England and India at Lord’s.

Marais Erasmus: “This is a very big moment in my career as an umpire since I’m only the 17th person to reach this milestone in the history of Test cricket”

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The 54-year-old from South Africa, a two-time recipient of the David Shepherd Trophy for the ICC Umpire of the Year (in 2016 and 2017), is the 17th umpire to reach the half-century mark in Tests.

Erasmus was an all-rounder who scored 1913 runs and grabbed 131 wickets in 53 first-class matches before he took to umpiring.

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Marais Erasmus: “This is a very big moment in my career as an umpire since I’m only the 17th person to reach this milestone in the history of Test cricket.


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