AV Jayaprakash retires from umpiring

Published: Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 3:35 [IST]
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Bangalore: International umpire A V Jayaprakash, who officiated in 13 tests and 38 one-day internationals, has retired from umpiring after the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Bangalore Royal Challengers at M Chinnaswamy stadium here.

Jayaprakash, a former cricketer who played for Karnataka in the 1970s and 80s, incidentally officiated in the Delhi Test match in which Indian leg-spinner Anil Kumble took 10 wickets in an innings.

Mr Jayaprakash was honoured by the Association of Cricket Umpires of Karnataka and the office bearers of Karnataka Cricket Association which included its President Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar and Secretary Brijesh Patel.

The players of Mumbai Indians and Bangalore Royal Challengers also feted the retiring umpire before the match.


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