From Kumar Dharmasena to Javagal Srinath: Full list of Match Officials for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024

May 3, 2024

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The stage is set for cricket’s biggest spectacle – the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024! The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the 26 match officials who will be responsible for upholding the spirit of the game across the expansive tournament.

A Blend of Experience and Fresh Faces

The prestigious T20 World Cup, featuring a record-breaking 20 teams and 55 matches across nine locations in the USA and West Indies, will be overseen by a distinguished group of 20 umpires and six match referees.

Seasoned Umpires Lead the Way

Cricket enthusiasts will be familiar with some of the prominent names on the umpiring roster. Richard Illingworth, the reigning ICC Umpire of the Year, will bring his expertise to the tournament, alongside veterans like Kumar Dharmasena, Chris Gaffaney and Paul Reiffel, who officiated the 2022 World Cup final.

Welcoming Newcomers to the Big Stage

The tournament also presents an exciting opportunity for Jayaraman Madanagopal, Sam Nogajski, Allahudien Paleker, Rashid Riaz and Asif Yaqoob. These talented individuals will be making their much-anticipated debuts as umpires in a senior men’s global event.

Also READ: ICC announces the schedule of T20 World Cup 2024; India vs Pakistan on June 9

Renowned Match Referees Ensure Fair Play

The match referees’ panel boasts a wealth of experience. Ranjan Madugalle, who oversaw the 2022 final, will return alongside Jeff Crowe, the format’s most capped referee with 175 T20Is under his belt, and Andrew Pycroft, nearing his 150th T20I as a match referee.

Former Indian fast bowler Javagal Srinath is also part of this elite list.

Complete list of Match Officials for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

Umpires: Chris Brown, Kumar Dharmasena, Chris Gaffaney, Michael Gough, Adrian Holdstock, Richard Illingworth, Allahudien Paleker, Richard Kettleborough, Jayaraman Madanagopal, Nitin Menon, Sam Nogajski, Ahsan Raza, Rashid Riaz, Paul Reiffel, Langton Rusere, Shahid Saikat, Rodney Tucker, Alex Wharf, Joel Wilson and Asif Yaqoob.

Match referees:David Boon, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Andrew Pycroft, Richie Richardson and Javagal Srinath.

With this exceptional team of match officials in place, the ICC has ensured that the T20 World Cup will be conducted with the highest standards of sportsmanship and fair play. With a combination of seasoned veterans and promising newcomers, the stage is set for a truly unforgettable cricketing experience for players, fans, and officials alike.

Also READ: Kumar Sangakkara explains why the Indian squad is strong for the T20 World Cup 2024

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