The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced the appointment of 20 match officials, with Nitin Menon the only Indian to officiate in the first 12 and Super 12 rounds of the upcoming Men’s T20 World Cup.
When Richard Illingworth becomes a television official on October 24, South Africa’s referee Marius Erasmus and England’s Chris Kofani will be the top arbitrators between India and Pakistan. David Boone will officiate the match.
Six umpires and four umpires finalized for the 45-match series, with three umpires at the sixth Men’s T20 World Cup — Aleem Dar, Erasmus and Rod Tucker.
Former Indian fast bowler Jawaharlal Srinath was one of the four referees named for the tournament, which will be played in Muscat (Oman), Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai (UAE) from October 17 to November 14.
Match officials will be nominated in a timely manner for the semi-finals and finals of the tournament to be held in the UAE and Oman.
For the first time since the start of the Kovit-19 epidemic, the ICC said there will be a 20-member panel of match officials who will be the neutral referees for all matches of the tournament.
Sri Lanka’s Kumar Dharmasena, who was one of the field umpires for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final, will be in the middle of the first match of the tournament, with Oman facing New Zealand against Papua New Guinea. Chris Coffey.
Another Sri Lankan, Ranjan Madhukalle, who is very experienced, will be the match referee, Richard Kettlefor television referee and Ahsan Raza the fourth officer.
Dar and Erasmus have been selected for the Super 12 clash between England and the West Indies. Duty.
ICC Senior Manager Referees and Referees Adrian Griffith said: “We are pleased to invite some of the world’s top officials for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with 16 referees and four match referees.
“Our goal has always been to appoint the best officials and to be able to appoint umpires and umpires in all competitions. Congratulations to all of them and we hope that they will ensure the smooth conduct of the competition.
Match Referees: David Boone, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madhukalle, Jawaharlal Srinath.
Referees: Chris Brown, Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marice Erasmus, Chris Coffey, Michael Kauf, Adrian Holdstock, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettlero, Nitin Menon, Ahson Raza, Paul Rifle, Langdon Rosser,