Umpiring a game of cricket can be seen as the most important job within the game. The umpires have to make sure the game runs smoothly and make decision where and when needed. A simple guide what signals are required is below.

All games of cricket have two umpires standing at a time one at the end the bowling is from and the other in the ‘Square Leg’ position so in place to see if there is a run out or stumping at the wicket keepers end.

Umpiring games in a community league should be straightforward but does require a level of concentration and game understanding when under taking the duties. Make sure you are familiar with the rules of the match you are playing before stepping onto the field.