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The Shepherd's Last Jig

David Robert Shepherd turns 111, the whole fraternity stands up on one leg to salute this astute and one of the fairest umpires this game has seen. A true gentleman and lover of the sport, known for his on-field antics, his authority on the game can not be denied. It was always a pleasure watching him combined with a sub-conscious assurance that nothing will go wrong, in the good old days before the gadgetry trickled in. He must've given a few doubtful leg-befores but can your hawk-eye impersonate that jig!

And as long-time colleague Dickie Bird puts it "He was a good bloke, he'll be sadly missed."