ICC Announces Match Officials for ICC World Cup 2015
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced a 25-member match officials’ team for the ICC World Cup 2015, that runs from 14th February-29th March.
The team includes five officials from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, twelve umpires from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires and eight umpires from the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires.
The eight umpires from the international panel have been identified as emerging and talented match officials, who have already officiated at international level.
The twelve umpires from the elite panel have been chosen by the selection panel of Geoff Allardice (ICC General Manager – Cricket), Ranjan Madugalle (ICC Chief Match Referee), David Lloyd (former player, coach, umpire and now television commentator) and Srinivas Venkataraghavan (former elite panel umpire).
Here is a detailed list of all of them along with the names:
David Boon, Chris Broad, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle and Roshan Mahanama.
Elite Panel Umpires:
Aleem Dar, Billy Bowden, Bruce Oxenford, Ian Gould, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Nigel Llong, Paul Reiffel, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Rod Tucker and Steve Davis
International Panel Umpires:
Johan Cloete, Simon Fry, Chris Gaffaney, Michael Gough, Ranmore Martinesz, Ruchira Palliyaguru, S.Ravi and Joel Wilson
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