Thompson again top umpire
UP-AND-COMING Elite Division umpire Dave Thompson received the perfect birthday present on Saturday evening.
For the second year running, he was the recipient of the President’s Award at the Barbados Cricket Umpires’ Association’s (BCUA) awards ceremony held at Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union headquarters, Belmont Road.
Thompson, who was also BCUA president Gregory Brathwaite’s choice for the coveted award last year, celebrated his 32nd birthday on Saturday.
Brathwaite cited Thompson’s high work ethic, commitment to the cause and willingness to continue learning as among the attributes that influenced his decision to confer the accolade on the former Benfica off-spinner who first signed up for the BCUA training course in 2012. (WH)
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