English umpire Ian Gould to retire after World Cup 2019

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English umpire Ian Gould is all set to retire after the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

According to details, the 61-year-old, who was England’s wicketkeeper in the 1983 World Cup, has officiated in 74 Tests, 135 ODIs and 37 T20Is so far.

ICC’s General Manager of Cricket Geoff Allardice lauded the Gould’s contribution to the game in the field of umpiring.

“Ian has made an outstanding contribution to the game over a long period, particularly in the last decade as an international umpire for the ICC. He has always put the interests of the game first, and in doing so has earned enormous respect from his colleagues and players across all countries,” said Allardice.