Test of Character
The Story of John Holder, Fast Bowler and Test Match Umpire.
Andrew Murtagh and John Holder
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After a career playing for Hampshire, cut short by injury, John Holder, an immigrant from Barbados, turned his hand to umpiring. In 27 years, he officiated in 11 Tests and 19 one-day internationals. A Test of Character throws an interesting light on the job of an international umpire, with all its pressures, controversies and prejudices.