The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the match officials for the 2023 ODI World Cup. Here is a complete list of the umpires and match referees who will be officiating in the men’s tournament:
Cricket fans are buzzing with excitement as the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 approaches. The quadrennial event will be held in India from October 5 to November 19, and the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday (September 8) named 20 match officials for the league stage.
The list consists of 16 umpires and four match referees. The marquee event will be played in India from October 5 to November 19.
ICC men’s ODI World Cup 2023: Full list of umpires
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the full list of umpires who will officiate the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 in India. The list includes a mix of experienced and emerging umpires from around the world.
The experienced umpires include Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka), Marais Erasmus (South Africa), Michael Gough (England), Richard Illingworth (England), Richard Kettleborough (England), Nitin Menon (India), Paul Reiffel (Australia), Rod Tucker (Australia), Joel Wilson (West Indies), and Ahsan Raza (Pakistan).
The emerging umpires include Chris Brown (New Zealand) and Paul Wilson (Australia).
The umpires were selected based on their experience, performance, and ability to officiate at the highest level. They will be responsible for upholding the laws of the game and ensuring that the matches are played in a fair and competitive manner.
List of Match Referees for the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023
Match referees for the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023:
Jeff Crowe (New Zealand): A former New Zealand cricketer with over 200 international matches under his belt, Crowe is a highly respected match referee.
Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe): A former Zimbabwean cricketer and ICC match referee, Pycroft is currently the General Manager of Cricket Operations at Cricket South Africa.
Javagal Srinath (India): The highest wicket-taker for India in ODIs with 550 wickets, Srinath is a former Indian cricketer and ICC match referee.
Richie Richardson (West Indies): A former West Indies cricketer and captain, Richardson is also a former ICC match referee.
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