ICC announces match officials for World Cup 2023 semi-finals


Rod Tucker will play his one centesimal ODI all over the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 semi-final between India and New Zealand. Australia and England’s Richard Illingworth would be the on-field umpires for the Mumbai conflict between the host country and the 2019 runners-up, who defeated India on the similar level 4 years in the past.

Illingworth was once additionally the on-field umpire at the instance when New Zealand received by means of 18 runs in a match suffering from climate over two days at Old Trafford, whilst Tucker was once the 3rd umpire.

Tucker made his ODI debut in January 2009, and shall be joined by means of 3rd umpire Joel Wilson, fourth umpire Adrian Holdstock and match referee Andy Pycroft in his historical match. Richard Kettleborough has additionally reached an ODI century all over this pageant and can glance so as to add to his tally when he oversees the second one semi-final between Australia and Australia. South Africa In Kolkata.

Kettleborough’s milestone got here when the Netherlands performed Sri Lanka on 21 October, and it will be the 3rd consecutive World Cup through which he has overseen a semi-final. He shall be joined at the subject by means of Nitin Menon, who will officiate in his first World Cup, whilst Chris Gaffney will act because the 3rd umpire. Michael Gough (fourth umpire) and Javagal Srinath (match referee) finished the quintet.

Another milestone completed all over the World Cup was once Ahsan Raza’s 50th ODI, match between England and Netherlands on 8 November in Pune. ICC Umpire and Referee Manager Sean Izzi congratulated the match officials for their efforts.

“We are extremely joyful to announce the match officials for the World Cup semi-finals. The officiating workforce has carried out at a prime degree to this point, and I want them all of the easiest as they growth to the knockouts.

“I want to take this chance to congratulate Rod and Richard on their achievements all over global Cup, Such achievements are best earned thru persistently robust performances which can be a credit score to every of them.”

Match officials for the semi-finals:

SF1: India vs New Zealand, Wednesday 15 November, Mumbai

  • On-field umpires: Richard Illingworth and Rod Tucker
  • Third umpire: Joel Wilson
  • Fourth umpire: Adrian Holdstock
  • Match Referee: Andy Pycroft

SF2: Australia vs South Africa, Thursday 16 November, Kolkata

  • On-field umpires: Richard Kettleborough and Nitin Menon
  • Third umpire: Chris Gaffney
  • Fourth umpire: Michael Gough
  • Match Referee: Javagal Srinath

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