Srinath Match Referee for Lanka's tour to NZ
Dubai, Nov 20 (UNI) Former Team India spearhead Javagal Srinath was today named Match Referee of Sri Lanka's two-Test and five-ODI tour of New Zealand beginning next month.
Srinath, a member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, will officiate in the Tests in Christchurch (7-11 December) and Wellington (15-19 December).
ICC Umpire of the Year Simon Taufel and Brian Jerling of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires have been appointed to stand in both those Tests.
Steve Davis of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires has been appointed to stand in each of the five ODIs that will take place between 28 December and 9 January. The host board will appoint the other for each match.
Meanwhile, the ICC has also announced umpire and match referee appointments for upcoming Test and ODI series in South Africa and Bangladesh.
Ranjan Madugalle, chief referee on the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, will oversee Zimbabwe's tour of Bangladesh beginning on November 30. Suresh Shastri and Nadeem Ghauri of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires will stand in the five-match ODI series between the two teams.
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