Richard Ashman

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Richard Ashman
Personal information
Full name Richard Gerald Alfred Ashman
Born (1899-11-24)24 November 1899
London, England
Died 15 May 1965(1965-05-15) (aged 65)
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Role Umpire
Domestic team information
Years Team
1931–1932 Orange Free State
First-class debut 21 December 1931 Orange Free State v Rhodesia
Last First-class 16 December 1932 Orange Free State v Griqualand West
Umpiring information
Tests umpired 14 (1935–1949)
FC umpired 24 (1931–1949)
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 6
Runs scored 29
Batting average 5.80
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 14 *
Catches/stumpings 8/2
Source: CricketArchive, 19 June 2013

Richard Gerald Alfred Ashman (24 November 1899, Westminster, London, England – 15 May 1965, Bloemfontein, South Africa) was a South African cricket umpire. His umpiring career commenced in 1935 when he officiated in the second South Africa vs. Australia Test at Johannesburg in December. Ashman's fourteenth and final Test as umpire was in 1950.

In domestic first-class cricket, Ashman played six games for Orange Free State in the 1930s.

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