>umpires; most others resort to flaming other countries' umpires.
a ``courageous act''?
It is difficult to see why anyone bothers to be an umpire.
: Why is bagging poorly paid officials who are unable to defend themselves
: a ``courageous act''?
: It is difficult to see why anyone bothers to be an umpire.
I dont know about most of the people. But If I were given the chance
and I had the skills (which incedentally I dont) I would be an umpire just
to be a part of the game. Its a feeling of being there. ANd I would think
Most of the participants just love this game. We have people posting tons
of stuff, Guys have maintained this huge service of CI (thanks again guys)
All this just because all are in love with this game.
For me just the reason of being right in the middle of the game
would be enough.
Manish (I JUST LOVE THIS GAME )
Dept of Technology & Society
Phone : (516)-632-2233
9. Ian Chappell