ICC declares match officers for Males's T20 World Cup 2022

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The Worldwide Cricket Council has introduced the 20 match officers for the First Spherical and Tremendous 12s levels of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. 

In whole, 16 umpires will officiate throughout the event with Richard Kettleborough, Nitin Menon, Kumara Dharmasena and Marais Erasmus having been the umpires accountable for the 2021 closing which noticed this 12 months’s hosts declare their first ICC Males’s T20 World Cup title. 

It’s an skilled group of umpires, with the identical 16 chosen as final 12 months’s event which was held within the United Arab Emirates and Oman. 

Chief Referee of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees, Ranjan Madugalle, is a part of a quartet of former worldwide cricketers who make up the match referees for the eighth version of the T20 World Cup.  Sri Lankan Madugalle is joined by Andrew Pycroft of Zimbabwe, England’s Christopher Broad and Australian David Boon. 

Pycroft will take cost of the event opener in Geelong on 16 October when Sri Lanka takes on Namibia within the First spherical with Joel Wilson and Rodney Tucker the umpires within the center. Paul Reiffel will act because the TV umpire with Erasmus, occupying the function of the fourth umpire.

Erasmus, Tucker and Aleem Dar are all set to look of their seventh ICC Males’s T20 World Cup, with Langton Rusere umpiring in his second World Cup of the 12 months having stood within the ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup 2022, together with performing as reserve umpire for the ultimate.

Rusere would be the TV umpire in place when Australia and New Zealand kick off the Tremendous 12 spherical on 22 October in Sydney. The match is a replay of the 2021 closing and Rusere will likely be joined by Adrian Holdstock and Dharmasena (on-field) and Richard Illingworth (fourth umpire).

Officers have been named for everything of the First Spherical and Tremendous 12s, with the alternatives for the semi-finals and closing of the event to be named sooner or later.

Adrian Griffith, ICC Senior Supervisor – Umpires and Referees mentioned: “We’re delighted to announce the match officers who will likely be officiating on the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup. This group are the easiest from all over the world and while it’s a very difficult job with the eyes of the cricketing group targeted on each determination, we all know they’ll do an impressive job and need them the easiest of luck.”

Match Officers on the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022 

Match Referees: Andrew Pycroft, Christopher Broad, David Boon, Ranjan Madugalle 

Umpires: Adrian Holdstock, Aleem Dar, Ahsan Raza, Christopher Brown, Christopher Gaffaney, Joel Wilson, Kumara Dharmasena, Langton Rusere, Marais Erasmus, Michael Gough, Nitin Menon, Paul Reiffel, Paul Wilson, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Rodney Tucker