Deepak Rajaram Naik Navare Umpiring Video: Umpiring is a tough job. Always have to maintain concentration. A wrong decision can also change the result of the match. Often on-field umpires are seen on the cricket field, concentrating in a severe posture.
However, some umpires have become famous because of their style or rather umpiring signals. And the first name that comes to our mind is Billy Bowden. Whenever Billy Bowden had to signal for fours, sixes or outs, he gave differently.
However, Billy Bowden is no longer active in international cricket. The ICC has removed him from its elite panel. And currently, Billy Bowden is officiating in the domestic circuit of New Zealand. But it looks like cricket has got a new Billy Bowden. Completely updated version.
Deepak Rajaram Naik Navare Umpiring Video
These days a video is becoming very viral on social media. This video is from a cricket match. To signal the wide ball, the umpire gives the wide signal by not spreading both hands but by standing on the head and spreading the legs. When there is no ball, this umpire first puts a back jump. Then gives the signal of no-ball. Similarly, this umpire shows dance moves like Govinda even after hitting fours and sixes. The name of this umpire is – Deepak Rajaram Naiknavare.
Former English captain Michael Vaughan has also shared this viral video of Deepak Rajaram. Michael Vaughan is in awe of Deepak’s style. Sharing the video, Michael wrote in the caption,
‘Definitely, we should see this man in the ICC Elite Panel.’
Let us tell you that this viral video of Deepak Rajaram Naiknavare is from Purandar Premier League. Deepak was officiating in the match between Bhivari Blasters and Kedepathar Kings. And during this time, he gave umpiring signals in different ways. Entertained the fans. And his video went viral.
Deepak Rajaram Naiknavare told many exciting things about his umpiring during a conversation with Dainik Jagran. Deepak said,
‘I have been umpiring for the last 9-10 years. Politicians in Maharashtra organize tennis ball tournaments. I am specially invited to officiate in their final match. One match gets five-six thousand rupees.
I have not taken any training for umpiring. Learned everything by watching TV and in the field. I entertain the spectators on the field, but I am very serious about my umpiring responsibilities and carefully take any decision because winning or losing depends on that.
Not only this, Deepak considers New Zealand umpire Billy Bowden as his idol. And want to be like them too. Deepak says that his father wanted him to do something different in umpiring. And for this reason, Deepak started giving signals in different ways. Alam is that thousands of cricket fans come to see Deepak’s umpiring and enjoy the match and style.