International Cricket Umpire Billy Doctrove has announced his retirement from umpiring, announced the ICC.
Doctrove who was an Elite Panel umpire of the ICC, last appeared as an umpire during the second Test played between New Zealand and South Africa, during March this year.
The West Indian’s resignation brings down the curtain on an outstanding career in top-level umpiring where Doctrove has officiated in 38 test matches, 112 ODI’S and 17 T20’s.
Doctrove, reflecting on his decision and career has said: “After much consideration I have informed the selectors of my decision to retire”.
“It has been an incredible 14 years for me as an international umpire and I have enjoyed every moment of it”. Doctrove was quoted in the ICC website.
“It was a highlight to umpire in the ICC World Twenty20 final in Barbados. That was a special and an unforgettable occasion” he has added.
Doctrove has born on 3rd July 1955 in Marigot, Dominica.
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