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Former Test umpire David Shepherd dead Text
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London, Oct 28 : Former England umpire David Shepherd died after a long battle with cancer. He was 68.

Shepherd, a legendary international umpire, stood in 172 ODIs, three consecutive World Cup finals, and 92 Test matches from 1983 to 2005.

Shepherd was a first-class cricketer and during his 14-year-long career played 282 first class matches for Gloucestershire.

His umpiring career started in 1981 from first-class matches. His last Test appearance was in June 2005 between West Indies and Pakistan in Kingston and his final appearance was in an ODI at The Oval in 2005.

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ohhh........its really sad.....
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Its very sad Cry he was one of the best umpire cricket had seen .a peculier nature of him was -when the score reaches to 111,222,333 like nelson he used to lift his legs 1 by 1 till the score moves ahead .
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he is one of the greatest umpire in icc panel........
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