30 January 201511:00

ICC announces umpire and match referee appointments for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

All the 12 members of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires are available for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ICC announces umpire and match referee appointments for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - Cricket News

Nigel Llong will be one of the on-field umpires for the tournament opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch on 14 February.

Complete appointments can be found here

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the umpire and match referee appointments for the pool stage matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be staged in Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March.

Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires for the tournament opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch on 14 February. S. Ravi and Simon Fry will be the third and fourth umpires, respectively, while David Boon will be the match referee.

On the same day in a day/night fixture in Melbourne, Australia will lock horns with England in a match which will be umpired by Aleem Dar and Kumar Dharmasena. Billy Bowden will act as the third umpire, while Joel Wilson will perform the fourth umpire’s duties. Jeff Crowe will be the match referee.

Apart from Mr Boon and Mr Crowe, Chris Broad, Ranjan Madugalle and Roshan Mahanama will share the match referees’ responsibilities during the 44-day tournament in which 49 matches will be played. All the five are members of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees.

All the 12 members of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires are available for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Apart from the four on-field umpires in action on the opening day, Bruce Oxenford, Ian Gould, Paul Reiffel, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Rod Tucker and Steve Davis will feature during the event.

Fry, Ravi and Wilson are members of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires. They will be joined by Johan Cloete, Chris Gaffaney, Michael Gough, Ranmore Martinesz and Ruchira Palliyaguru during ICC’s pinnacle event.

Meanwhile, the ICC has also confirmed umpire appointments for the 14 warm-up matches that will be played in the lead up to the tournament proper. These matches will be played in Christchurch, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.

Complete appointments of the 14 warm-up matches and 42 pool stage matches are given here and below. Appointments for the knock-out stage will be announced in due course.
Date Start Time Type Team 1 Team 2 Venue On-field umpires Third umpire Fourth umpire Match Referee
08-02-15 14:00 Warm Up INDIA v AUSTRALIA ADELAIDE OVAL Nigel Llong & Chris Gaffaney Marais Erasmus Simon Fry
09-02-15 11:00 Warm Up SOUTH AFRICA v SRI LANKA HAGLEY OVAL Richard Illingworth & S. Ravi Rod Tucker
11:00 Warm Up NEW ZEALAND v ZIMBABWE BERT SUTCLIFFE OVAL Bruce Oxenford & Ruchira Palliyaguru Ranmore Martinesz
14:30 Warm Up ENGLAND v WEST INDIES SCG Aleem Dar & Paul Reiffel Steve Davis Johan Cloete
14:30 Warm Up PAKISTAN v BANGLADESH BLACKTOWN ISP Kumar Dhamasena & Joel Wilson Billy Bowden
10-02-15 14:00 Warm Up INDIA v AFGHANISTAN ADELAIDE OVAL Marais Erasmus & Simon Fry Nigel Llong Chris Gaffaney
14:30 Warm Up IRELAND v SCOTLAND BLACKTOWN ISP Aleem Dar & Joel Wilson Kumar Dharmasena
11-02-15 11:00 Warm Up SOUTH AFRICA v NEW ZEALAND HAGLEY OVAL Rod Tucker & Ranmore Martinesz Ruchira Palliyaguru
11:00 Warm Up SRI LANKA v ZIMBABWE BERT SUTCLIFFE OVAL Richard Illingworth & Bruce Oxenford S. Ravi
14:30 Warm Up AUSTRALIA v UAE MCG Richard Kettleborough &Ian Gould Michael Gough
14:30 Warm Up ENGLAND v PAKISTAN SCG Steve Davis and Billy Bowden Johan Cloete Paul Reiffel
12-02-15 10:00 Warm Up WEST INDIES v SCOTLAND SCG Johan Cloete & Paul Reiffel Aleem Dar
10:00 Warm Up BANGLADESH v IRELAND BLACKTOWN ISP Billy Bowden and Kumar Dharmasena Joel Wilson
13-02-15 10:00 Warm Up AFGHANISTAN v UAE JUNCTION OVAL Ian Gould & Michael Gough Richard Kettleborough
14-02-15 11:00 Pool SRI LANKA v NEW ZEALAND HAGLEY OVAL Nigel Llong & Marais Erasmus S. Ravi Simon Fry David Boon
14:30 Pool AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND MCG Kumar Dharmasena & Aleem Dar Billy Bowden Joel Wilson Jeff Crowe
15-02-15 14:00 Pool INDIA v PAKISTAN ADELAIDE OVAL Richard Kettleborough & Ian Gould Steve Davis Michael Gough Ranjan Madugalle
14:00 Pool SOUTH AFRICA v ZIMBABWE SEDDON PARK Rod Tucker & Ranmore Martinesz Paul Reiffel Ruchira Palliyaguru Roshan Mahanama
16-02-15 11:00 Pool WEST INDIES v IRELAND SAXTON OVAL Bruce Oxenford & Richard Illingworth Chris Gaffaney Johan Cloete Chris Broad
17-02-15 11:00 Pool NEW ZEALAND v SCOTLAND UNIVERSITY OVAL Nigel Llong & Simon Fry Marais Erasmus S. Ravi David Boon
18-02-15 14:30 Pool BANGLADESH v AFGHANISTAN MANUKA OVAL Steve Davis & Joel Wilson Aleem Dar Richard Kettleborough Jeff Crowe
19-02-15 11:00 Pool ZIMBABWE v UAE SAXTON OVAL Chris Gaffaney & Johan Cloete Richard Illingworth Ranmore Martinez Chris Broad
20-02-15 14:00 Pool NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND WELLINGTON STADIUM Rod Tucker & Paul Reuffel Bruce Oxenford Ruchira Palliyaguru Roshan Mahanama
21-02-15 11:00 Pool PAKISTAN v WEST INDIES HAGLEY OVAL Marais Erasmus & Nigel Llong S. Ravi Simon Fry David Boon
13:30 Pool AUSTRALIA v BANGLADESH GABBA Billy Bowden & Kumar Dharmasena Ian Gould Michael Gough Ranjan Madugalle
22-02-15 11:00 Pool SRI LANKA v AFGHANISTAN UNIVERSITY OVAL Richard Illingworth &Chris Gaffaney Johan Cloete Bruce Oxenford Chris Broad
14:30 Pool SOUTH AFRICA v INDIA MCG Richard Kettleborough & Aleem Dar Steve Davis Joel Wilson Jeff Crowe
23-02-15 11:00 Pool ENGLAND v SCOTLAND HAGLEY OVAL Rod Tucker & S. Ravi Marais Erasmus Paul Reiffel David Boon
24-02-15 14:30 Pool WEST INDIES v ZIMBABWE MANUKA OVAL Steve Davis & Ian Gould Ranmore Martinesz Richard Kettleborough Roshan Mahanama
25-02-15 13:30 Pool IRELAND v UAE GABBA Nigel Llong & Michael Gough Kumar Dharmasena Billy Bowden Ranjan Madugalle
26-02-15 11:00 Pool AFGHANISTAN v SCOTLAND UNIVERSITY OVAL Ruchira Palliyaguru & Simon Fry Rod Tucker Chris Gaffaney David Boon
14:30 Pool SRI LANKA v BANGLADESH MCG Aleem Dar & Paul Reiffel Richard Kettleborough Joel Wilson Jeff Crowe
27-02-15 14:30 Pool SOUTH AFRICA v WEST INDIES SCG Ian Gould & Steve Davis Ranmore Martinesz Aleem Dar Roshan Mahanama
28-02-15 14:00 Pool NEW ZEALAND v AUSTRALIA EDEN PARK Marais Erasmus & Richard Illingworth S. Ravi Johan Cloete Chris Broad
14:30 Pool INDIA v UAE WACA Michael Gough & Billy Bowden Nigel Llong Kumar Dharmasena Ranjan Madugalle
01-03-15 11:00 Pool ENGLAND v SRI LANKA WELLINGTON STADIUM Bruce Oxenford & Rod Tucker Chris Gaffaney Simon Fry David Boon
13:30 Pool PAKISTAN v ZIMBABWE GABBA Richard Kettleborough & Joel Wilson Paul Reiffel Ruchira Palliyaguru Jeff Crowe
02-03-15
03-03-15 14:30 Pool SOUTH AFRICA v IRELAND MANUKA OVAL Steve Davis & Ranmore Martinesz Ian Gould Aleem Dar Roshan Mahanama
04-03-15 14:00 Pool PAKISTAN v UAE MCLEAN PARK Johan Cloete & S. Ravi Richard Illingworth Marais Erasmus Chris Broad
14:30 Pool AUSTRALIA v AFGHANISTAN WACA Kumar Dharmasena & Michael Gough Billy Bowden Nigel Llong Ranjan Madugalle
05-03-15 11:00 Pool BANGLADESH v SCOTLAND SAXTON OVAL Bruce Oxenford & Simon Fry Rod Tucker Chris Gaffaney David Boon
06-03-15 14:30 Pool INDIA v WEST INDIES WACA Kumar Dharmasena & Nigel Llong Billy Bowden Michael Gough Ranjan Madugalle
07-03-15 14:00 Pool SOUTH AFRICA v PAKISTAN EDEN PARK Richard Kettleborough & Bruce Oxenford Chris Gaffaney S. Ravi Chris Broad
14:30 Pool ZIMBABWE v IRELAND BELLERIVE OVAL Paul Reiffel & Ruchira Palliyaguru Joel Wilson Ranmore Martinez Roshan Mahanama
08-03-15 11:00 Pool NEW ZEALAND v AFGHANISTAN MCLEAN PARK Marais Erasmus & Johan Cloete Steve Davis Rod Tucker David Boon
14:30 Pool AUSTRALIA v SRI LANKA SCG Ian Gould & Aleem Dar Richard Illingworth Michael Gough Jeff Crowe
09-03-15 14:00 Pool ENGLAND v BANGLADESH ADELAIDE OVAL Billy Bowden & Paul Reiffel Simon Fry Ranmore Martinez Ranjan Madugalle
10-03-15 14:00 Pool INDIA v IRELAND SEDDON PARK Kumar Dharmasena & Richard Kettleborough Johan Cloete Nigel Llong Chris Broad
11-03-15 14:30 Pool SRI LANKA v SCOTLAND BELLERIVE OVAL Richard Illingworth & Joel Wilson Michael Gough Ian Gould Jeff Crowe
12-03-15 14:00 Pool SOUTH AFRICA v UAE WELLINGTON STADIUM Rod Tucker & Steve Davis Bruce Oxenford Aleem Dar Roshan Mahanama
13-03-15 14:00 Pool NEW ZEALAND v BANGLADESH SEDDON PARK Richard Kettleborough & Kumar Dharmasena Nigel Llong Johan Cloete Chris Broad
14:30 Pool ENGLAND v AFGHANISTAN SCG Billy Bowden & S. Ravi Marais Erasmus Ruchira Palliyaguru David Boon
14-03-15 14:00 Pool INDIA v ZIMBABWE EDEN PARK Bruce Oxenford & Chris Gaffaney Rod Tucker Steve Davis Roshan Mahanama
14:30 Pool AUSTRALIA v SCOTLAND BELLERIVE OVAL Richard Illingworth & Ian Gould Joel Wilson Michael Gough Jeff Crowe
15-03-15 11:00 Pool WEST INDIES v UAE MCLEAN PARK Aleem Dar & Ranmore Martinesz Richard Kettleborough Kumar Dharmasena Chris Broad
14:00 Pool PAKISTAN v IRELAND ADELAIDE OVAL Marais Erasmus & Ruchira Palliyaguru Simon Fry Paul Reiffel Ranjan Madugalle