KC refresher course for Umpires

KC refresher course for Umpires

Category: News Published on: 26-Sep-2020

In preparation of the resumption of domestic cricket in the state of Kuwait, Kuwait Cricket Club in association with the public authority of sport organized an Online Refreshers Course for umpires & scorers who are currently registered and officiating with Kuwait Cricket Club on 18th September on Zoom platform 

The course was conducted by ICC renowned umpire from singapore Mr. Sarika Prasad. Profile of Mr. Sarika 

Umpiring:  ICC Development Panel of Umpire since 2007. I had officiated 4 U19 World Cups and 2 Women’s World Cup events. Apart from these I had officiated in numerous ICC events.

4th umpire for Triangular series in Malaysia in 2007, involving Australia, India & WI.

Coaching/Player: I am a qualified Level 3 Cricket Coach having coached Singapore national team as its Head Coach for about 4 years. I had played first class cricket in India and have also represented Singapore National team. 

Umpire Education: Conducted Basic Umpiring course for  Singapore Umpires from 2005 to 2019.

Conducted the ICC Level 1 Umpiring course for Singapore Umpires in September 2018.

Conducted the ICC Level 1 Umpiring course for Kuwait Umpires in December 2018.

Conducted the ICC Level 1 Umpiring course for Chinese Umpires in July 2019.


 Head of Match Officials and Technical Mr. Naveen D. Jayan along with the national coach & development manager Mr. Muthumudalige Pushpakumara  headed the proceedfings .

KCC level 2 officials Mr. Zahid Usman and Imran Mustafa Haji along with General Secretary of Kuwait Umpires panel Mr. Naresh Dsouza coordinated the session. 

The session featured 

1. Key points of playing conditions: An overview. 
2.  COVID 19 guidelines for match officials and players 
4.  Short quiz questions on playing conditions 
5.  Q&A