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Full name  Peter Douglas Parker
Name  Peter Parker
T20Is umpired  2 (2007–2007)

ODIs umpired  65 (1993–2008)
Tests umpired  10 (1993–2008)
Role  Cricket Umpire
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Born  20 July 1959 (age 56) (1959-07-20) Herston, Queensland, Australia

Peter Douglas Parker (born 20 July 1959 in Herston, Queensland), is an Australian Test cricket match umpire. He was member of the International Panel of ICC Umpires between 2003 and 2008.

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Playing career

Parker played junior representative cricket for Queensland before playing in Brisbane Grade Cricket. He gave up playing when he broke his thumb twice in a season.

Umpiring career

He umpired eight Test matches between 1993 and 2007. His first match was between Australia and New Zealand at Brisbane on 3 December to 7 December 1993, won by Australia by an innings and 96 runs, with Allan Border and Steve Waugh scoring centuries, and Shane Warne and Craig McDermott taking 8 and 6 wickets respectively. Parker’s partner was Steve Randell.

Parker’s last Test match in Australia was between Australia and the West Indies at Perth on 1 December to 3 December 2000, won by Australia by an innings and 27 runs with Mark Waugh scoring a century, and wickets being shared by Glenn McGrath (who took a hat-trick), Brett Lee, Jason Gillespie and Stuart MacGill. Parker’s partner was the English umpire John Hampshire. Parker retired to focus on his career away from the game on October 2008.

References

Peter Parker (umpire) Wikipedia


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