Statement from ECB ACO

ECB Association of Cricket Officials

The England and Wales Cricket Board Association of Cricket Officials was today shocked to hear of the death of respected umpire and ACO member Alcwyn Jenkins following an accident at St Helen's Cricket Ground, Swansea on Saturday.

Roger Knight, the chairman of the ECB ACO, said this morning: “We are all saddened by the news of the tragic accident at Swansea on Saturday.

“Alcwyn Jenkins was a highly respected umpire in the South Wales Cricket Community for the last 25 years and a valued member of the ECB ACO. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and our thoughts are with them at this sad time.”