Don Oslear

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Don Oslear
Oslear (right), standing next to Ajith Perera
Personal information
Full nameDonald Osmund Oslear
Born(1929-03-03)3 March 1929
Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England
Died10 May 2018(2018-05-10) (aged 89)
Umpiring information
Tests umpired5 (1980–1984)
ODIs umpired8 (1980–1984)
Career statistics
Source: Cricinfo, 28 August 2010

Donald Osmund Oslear (3 March 1929 – 10 May 2018) was a Test cricket umpire from England.

Don Oslear was born in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, in 1929 and joined the first-class panel in 1975 at the age of 46 without any first-class playing experience. He stood in five Test matches between 1980 and 1984 and eight One Day Internationals, including a semi-final of the 1983 World Cup.[1] He umpired 360 first-class matches between 1975 and 1993.[2]

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  1. ^ "Donald Oslear". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Don Oslear as Umpire in First-Class Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 February 2018.