Brian Aldridge

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This article is about the cricketer. For the fictional character in the BBC Radio soap The Archers, see The Archers.

Brian Leslie Aldridge QSM (born 30 June 1940 in Christchurch, New Zealand) is a retired professional cricket player and professional cricket umpire, and the National Umpiring Manager for New Zealand cricket. He was one of the umpires in the 1992 Cricket World Cup final between England and Pakistan.[1]

Aldridge was awarded the Queen's Service Medal in the 2012 New Year Honours, for services to cricket administration.[2]

He stood in 26 Test matches and 45 ODI games between 1986 and 1995.[3]

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  1. ^ "Umpire backs Shoaib action". BBC News. 21 February 2001. Retrieved 2008-06-30. 
  2. ^ "New Year Honours List 2012". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Brian Aldridge". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 May 2014.