Category Archives: Umpires

USA Umpire empaneled for WICB Tour

Mr. Mohammed S. Baksh, has been selected to the WICB Development Panel of Umpires to umpire in the WICB under-15 Regional Tournament in Jamaica. The tournament is expected to run from July 10 through July 27, 2013.

As an Association, we would like to extend gratitude on behalf of the Executive and members of the USA Umpires Association, Inc.

for this gracious honor. I have always preached that we must be optimistic in our outlook on processes and this is testimony to what we teach and believe in.

Umpire Baksh Jr.’s success is a revelation of many of the things that are good about our association, and in those good we need to invest more of our energy.

USACUA Umpire and Chaplain Mr. Jerry Kishun killed in a hit and run accident in New York City

USACUA Chaplain Mr. Jerry Kishun
United States of America Cricket Umpires Association is deeply saddened by the untimely death of our dear Chaplain Mr. Jerry Kishun. He was killed in a hit-and-run car accident on Grand Central Parkway at around 5:00am, Sept. 15, 2011. He was hit by a car and when he got out to investigate, another passing vehicle struck him down. He died at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York.

Sixty-five year old Mr. Kishun is survived by his wife and four grown-up children.

USACUA President Mr. Fitzroy Hayles and the USACUA membership convey our deepest heartfelt condolences to Mr. Kishun’s family and friends and hope that Almighty gives them the strength and courage to cope with this tremendous and tragic loss.

Tributes from Jerry’s Friends

WICUA Umpire Johnny Gayle O.D to be inducted into the USA Cricket Hall of Fame

WI Test Umpire Mr. Johnny Gayle
Johnny Gayle

United States of America Cricket Umpires Association is proud to announce that celebrated Test Umpire and Past Secretary of WICUA, Mr. Johnny Gayle O.D will be inducted in the USA Cricket Hall of Fame in Hartford Connecticut on Saturday October 1, 2011.

USACUA President Mr. Fitzroy Hayles personally conveyed the exciting news to the WICUA membership and Mr. Johnny Gayle.

Congratulations to Mr. Johnny Gayle, who has been recognized for his distinguished service to Umpiring and the WICUA.