ICC retains elite panel of umpires for 2017-18 season

Last Updated: Sun, Jul 02, 2017 16:49 hrs

[UAE], July 2 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named an unchanged Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for the 2017-18 season, following the annual review and selection process.

The decision was made by the ICC Umpires Selection Panel consisting of Chairman and ICC General Manager - Cricket, Geoff Allardice, ICC Chief Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle, ex-England player, coach, umpire and now a commentator - David Lloyd, and Srinivas Venkataraghavan, the former India captain and international umpire.

The Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for 2017-2018 season will be: Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Ian Gould, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Sundaram Ravi, Paul Reiffel and Rod Tucker.

Meanwhile, the ICC has also retained the same group of Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees for the 2017-18 season.

The seven match referees, who will be refereeing in the upcoming season, are: David Boon, Chris Broad, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Andy Pycroft, Javagal Srinath and Richie Richardson.(ANI)



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