Page 1 of 1

Darrell Hair: depressed gambler and thief?

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:20 pm
by Boycs
I missed this in the news. Just found it in my ‘the Cricketer’. Hair plead guilty to stealing £5300 from his employer Orange’s shop.

Given an 18 month good behaviour bond, and is having counselling for depression and gambling addiction!

Re: Darrell Hair: depressed gambler and thief?

Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:13 am
by Mick180461
Boycs wrote:I missed this in the news. Just found it in my ‘the Cricketer’. Hair plead guilty to stealing £5300 from his employer Orange’s shop.

Given an 18 month good behaviour bond, and is having counselling for depression and gambling addiction!

What is it with ex Australian Umpires and the Law. Steve Rendell an Australian Umpire from the early 90s ended up in jail for Child Sex offences,

Re: Darrell Hair: depressed gambler and thief?

Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:32 am
by Katto
Mick180461 wrote:
Boycs wrote:I missed this in the news. Just found it in my ‘the Cricketer’. Hair plead guilty to stealing £5300 from his employer Orange’s shop.

Given an 18 month good behaviour bond, and is having counselling for depression and gambling addiction!

What is it with ex Australian Umpires and the Law. Steve Rendell an Australian Umpire from the early 90s ended up in jail for Child Sex offences,


so that's 2

maybe we'll wait for a third before we call a trend

Re: Darrell Hair: depressed gambler and thief?

Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:34 am
by bolero
Sad, he was a decent umpire. What happened ?

Re: Darrell Hair: depressed gambler and thief?

Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:56 pm
by Katto
bolero wrote:Sad, he was a decent umpire. What happened ?


Most hated umpire in history by certain fans who called him everything the loony left are calling Trump these days.
Not sure if that is the reason for a breakdown or if he was predisposed to that anyway.

Re: Darrell Hair: depressed gambler and thief?

Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:10 pm
by bolero
Katto wrote:
bolero wrote:Sad, he was a decent umpire. What happened ?


Most hated umpire in history by certain fans who called him everything the loony left are calling Trump these days.
Not sure if that is the reason for a breakdown or if he was predisposed to that anyway.


He was hated by Sri Lankans.Known for speaking his mind.

Re: Darrell Hair: depressed gambler and thief?

Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:20 am
by Boycs
Wasn’t it him who forfeited Pakistan in England too?