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was an Australian cricket Test match umpire.
He umpired one Test match
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket. Test matches are played between national representative teams with "Test status", as determined by the International Cricket Council , with four innings played between two teams of 11 players over a period of up to a maximum five days...
in 1931 between Australia
The Australian cricket team is the national cricket team of Australia. It is the joint oldest team in Test cricket, having played in the first Test match in 1877...
and the West Indies
The West Indian cricket team, also known colloquially as the West Indies or the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing a sporting confederation of 15 mainly English-speaking Caribbean countries, British dependencies and non-British dependencies.From the mid 1970s to the early 1990s,...
at the Melbourne
The Melbourne Cricket Ground is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne and is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. It is the tenth largest stadium in the world, the largest in Australia, the largest stadium for playing cricket, and holds the world record for the highest light...
on 13 February to 14 January 1931, Australia taking just two days to win by an innings, with Don Bradman scoring 152 and Bert Ironmonger
Herbert Ironmonger was a Victorian and Australian cricketer....
taking 11 wickets. Richards' partner in this match, Andy Barlow
Andrew Nicholas Barlow was a cricket Test match umpire.Barlow was born at Newport, Victoria. He umpired eleven Test matches between 1931 and 1951...
, was standing in the first of his 11 Test matches.