Ever wondered- How much cricket umpires get paid, how are they selected?
Even though some of the best players in the cricket field shatter their discipline, the decision of the umpire decides the win-loss of the entire match. While there is a great amount of money being paid to cricketers, the umpires also charge a fat fee of a match. Know here, what you have to do for career as an umpire, training and how much money they are given for a match.
There are two categories of umpires in the IPL, which include Elite umpires and entry level umpires. According to the reports, elite umpires are offered $ 2700 to $ 32,000 (one lakh 92 thousand rupees), while entry level umpires are given $ 1000 per match. Talking about the entire season, Elite umpires can get around $ 60,000 (Rs 3.5 crore) in the entire season, while the entry level umpires earn up to $ 20,000 (Rs 12 lakh)
According to many sports websites, the umpires’ salary in the one-day and the Test match depends on the tournament. On average, the average salary is between $ 30,000 and $ 50,000, and $ 3000 for the test match and about $ 1000 for the one-day match.
Eligibility for becoming an umpire: – It is necessary to know the 42 rules of cricket to become an umpire. There should be a great understanding of cricket. The umpire’s behavior also matters a lot.
How to become umpire: – In order to become an umpire, practical and written examinations are organized from time to time by state level sports bands. If the person gets passed in this examination then he is considered eligible to sit in the umpiring examination conducted by the BCCI.
If the person passes this second level examination, then he is selected for the BCCI panel and for a few days, after the umpiring in national matches, the person is given an opportunity to do umpiring in international matches.
While the umpiring is a responsible job. Occasionally if you accidentally give out a big player, you have to listen to the bitter things of the audience too.