Ian Robinson (cricket umpire)

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Ian Robinson
Personal information
Full name Ian David Robinson
Born (1947-03-11)11 March 1947
Oxford, England
Died 3 April 2016(2016-04-03) (aged 69)
Harare, Zimbabwe
Umpiring information
Tests umpired 28 (1992–2001)
ODIs umpired 90 (1992–2004)
Career statistics
Source: Cricinfo, 8 September 2007

Ian David Robinson (11 March 1947 – 3 April 2016) was a Zimbabwean cricket umpire who officiated in 28 Test Matches and 90 One Day Internationals (ODIs).[1]

Robinson started his umpiring career in 1975 and promoted to first-class level in 1978 and remained there for 31 season. He made his international umpiring debut in Zimbabwe's inaugural Test, against India at Harare in 1992. In 2004 he was sacked by the Zimbabwe Cricket Union (ZCU), reportedly without given a reason, [1] and did not umpire again.[2]

In 2008, he announced his retirement from top-level umpiring to take up the role of ICC Regional Umpires' Performance Manager for the Africa region.[3]

On April 3, 2016, Robinson died from lung cancer at the age of 69 in Harare. [4][5]

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