Taufel to move into training realm

2012-09-27 00:00

THE International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that Simon Taufel will step down from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC umpires at the end of the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012, which runs until October 7, to take up the new role of ICC umpire performance and training manager.

Announcing his decision, Taufel said: “Following the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012, I’m moving on from active international umpiring for personal and professional reasons. My wife and children have supported me immensely throughout my career and it is time for me to spend more time with them.

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