Recipe for Umpiring Success
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Richard Patterson is an Australian first class umpire. Internationally, he officiated one test match as third umpire in the match between Australia and the West Indies at the MCG in 2000. He also officiated four men's one day internationals as third umpire in 2001/2002 and three women's one day internationals in 2002 and 2012. Domestically, he officiated twenty two first class matches including three tour matches featuring the West Indies, England and India and twenty one List A matches. Off field, his contributions have been significant, particularly as a mentor to current Cricket Australia National Umpire panel members. Furthermore, he was the Cricket Victoria State Umpire manager from August 2013 to September 2017. He is currently the Cricket Australia Umpire Education Manager.