The ACC has appointed Borni Jamula as an Umpiring Resource Person. Mr. Jamula joins K.T.Francis, Mahboob Shah and Peter Manuel on the panel which oversees ACC umpires' coaching programs and activity. Mr. Jamula, 57, has been a first-class umpire since 1982 in India.

"Borni comes highly rcommended and has a great deal of on-field and administrative experience. As we seek to raise the standard of play and umpiring, he will be an asset to us," says ACC Development Manager Bandula Warnapura.

In a 25-year long career as a BCCI first-class umpire Mr. Jamula umpired in 5 ODIs, the first in 1990. He has been a Level III Umpire Educator in India and has been an umpiring coach, with accreditation also from the England and Wales Cricket Board. "I am honoured to be asked to provide my services to the Asian Cricket Council, India has many resources which can also be used to support umpires development across Asia," says Mr. Jamula.

Participants and instructors at the latest Umpire Educators Course, Bangkok, December 11 2010

Mr. Jamula's first assignment was at the ACC Umpires Educator Level I Course in Thailand earlier in December.

Filed December 22nd, 2010