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Umpires still not paid

HAYDN GILL, [email protected]

Umpires still not paid

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SOME LOCAL cricket umpires are complaining that they have not been paid for a few weeks.

The Barbados Cricket Umpires Association (BCUA), however, is contending that those who have not been compensated for their services failed to follow the established procedures.

Frustrated by what they described as an unreasonable amount of time it was taking to be paid, some umpires, who requested anonymity, voiced their disappointment over the situation.

“Umpires work tirelessly under trying circumstances and the rewards are hardly flattering. The least we deserve is to be paid in a timely manner,” one umpire said. (HG)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.