Umpire Benson out of hospital
by CricketArchive staff reporter

Player:MR Benson
Event:India in South Africa 2006/07

DateLine: 1st January 2007


English Test umpire Mark Benson was recovering in his hotel after suffering heart palpitations and being admitted to hospital on the third day of the second Test between South Africa and India at Kingsmead.


Cricket South Africa spokesman Gordon Templeton said Benson, 48, who spent a night in intensive care, had been discharged from hospital Friday. "He is doing well but is still receiving treatment," he said.