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ICC adds two new umpires in elite panel for 2019-20

ICC adds two new umpires in elite panel for 2019-20

The Elite Panel of ICC Umpires appointed by the International Cricket Council is responsible to manage Test and ODI matches around the world.

Jul 31, 2019 08:36 IST

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The International Cricket Council named two new umpires in the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for 2019-20 seasons. ICC has named Michael Gough of England and Joel Wilson of the West Indies in this list.

Selection panel consisting of ICC General Manager (Cricket), Geoff Allardice (Chairman), match referees Ranjan Madugalle and David Boon and former player and commentator Sanjay Manjrekar have elevated both the umpires, Michael Gough and Joel Wilson, from the Emirates ICC International Panel of Umpires to ICC Elite Panel of Umpires.

Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for 2019-20 (in alphabetical order)

Umpire

Tests

ODIs

T20Is

Aleem Dhar

126

206

43

Kumar Dharmasena

60

103

22

Marais Erasmus

55

90

26

Chris Gaffaney

27

68

20

Michael Gough

9

59

14

Richard Illingworth

42

65

16

Richard Kettleborough

58

88

22

Nigel Llong

56

128

32

Bruce Oxenford

55

95

20

Paul Reiffel

43

68

16

Rod Tucker

67

83

35

Joel Wilson

13

63

26

Key Highlights

•    According to the selection panel, both these umpires have gained significant experience at the international level with Gough having officiated in nine Tests, 59 ODIs and 14 T20Is and Wilson have managed 13 Tests, 63 ODIs and 26 T20I matches.
•    These new umpires have replaced retired umpire Ian Gould and Ravi Sundaram who were part of the previous panel.
•    Apart from them, other members of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires are Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Paul Reiffel and Rod Tucker.
•    On the other hand, the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of match referees is unchanged with Chris Broad, Ranjan Madugalle, Jeff Crowe, Andy Pycroft, David Boon, Richie Richardson and Javagal Srinath the seven officials on that list.

Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees for 2019-20

Match Referee

Tests

ODIs

T20Is

David Boon

55

135

51

Chris Broad

98

316

92

Jeff Crowe

95

289

98

Ranjan Madugalle

187

359

99

Andy Pycroft

69

175

76

Richie Richardson

22

54

31

Javagal Srinath

46

220

75

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Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees for 2019-20

Match Referee

Tests

ODIs

T20Is

David Boon

55

135

51

Chris Broad

98

316

92

Jeff Crowe

95

289

98

Ranjan Madugalle

187

359

99

Andy Pycroft

69

175

76

Richie Richardson

22

54

31

Javagal Srinath

46

220

75

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