Foreign umpires for Ranji Trophy knockouts

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 05, 2013 14:30 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Adrian Holdstock from South Africa and Rob Bailey of England will officiate in the Ranji Trophy knockout matches beginning Sunday.

Holdstock and Bailey are in India under the Umpires Exchange Programmes that the BCCI has signed with Cricket South Africa and the England and Wales Cricket Board respectively.

Holdstock will be one of the umpires in the quarterfinal between Mumbai and Baroda, to be played in Mumbai. Bailey will officiate in the quarterfinal between Uttar Pradesh and Services in Indore.

Both umpires will subsequently officiate in the semifinals, according to a BCCI release.

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