Cricket Umpires Australia
Sam Nogajski makes One Day International Umpiring Debut
Cricket Australia National Umpire Panellist Sam Nogajski will make his One Day International Debut today when Papua New Guinea play Scotland in the World Cricket League being held in Port Moresby.
Nogajski becomes the 43rd Australian to officiate in a One Day International Match. His appointment to the World Cricket League comes after a successful A-Series tour to South Africa in July and August this year. Nogajski has been in PNG for the last week where he officiated in a 4-Day Intercontinental Cup Match between PNG and Scotland.
Earlier this year, Nogajski made his International T20 Debut in the match between Australia and Sri Lanka in Geelong and his ODI Debut marks another step in his umpiring progression. Nogajski has been umpiring since 1998 and moved through ranks surpassing numerous milestones along the way. Nogajski made his First-Class Debut in November 2011 and has thus far officiated in 34 First Class Matches. He also has 32 List A Matches to his name and 29 Domestic T20 Matches
Nogajski’s contribution to the game in Tasmania has been recognised by being named Cricket Tasmania Umpire of the Year for an unprecedented six consecutive years from 2010/11 to 2015/16 inclusive. His International experience extends to Women’s Cricket where he has officiated in in four Women’s One-Day Internationals; 10 Women’s International Twenty20 fixtures.
Nogajski will officiate with Alu Kapa, Lakani Oala and Steve Bernard as Match Referee.