Monday 28 April 2014 

80 Not Out - Dickie Bird Talks To Cricket World

Dickie Bird has spent the majority of his life immersed in cricket, and we caught up with him to chat about his book 80 Not Out, Yorkshire, England and his time in the game.

He begins by telling us how 'humbled' he was to be appointed Yorkshire President, one year after the club celebrated its 150th anniversary.

Moving on to his book, 80 Not Out, which now includes an additional chapter on England's woeful tour to Australia, he chats about some of the memories he has of his time in the game.

After a career on the field with Yorkshire and Leicestershire, he became a successful and admired international umpire before hanging up his umpiring cap in 1996.

He also has some interesting views on the role technology has to play in the modern game with umpires' decisions now being reviewed by the players.

In this captivating interview, find out whether Dickie is in favour of the DRS or not...

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