Match officials of World cup 2023
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ODI World Cup 2023: ICC Announces The List Of Match Officials For The Tournament: With only a month until the 2023 World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the list of match officials. India will host the ODI World Cup for the first time in 12 years, and it will also be the first time that India will host this marquee event in its entirety.

The World Cup 2023 will get underway on October 5th, with England taking on New Zealand. India will play its debut match against Australia on August 8th. A total of 48 matches will be contested at 10 different sites, with the final scheduled for November 19th.

The ICC has announced the deadline for squad submission as well as the list of match officials. Here it is:

List Of ODI World Cup 2023 Match Officials

The 16th edition of the competition will be officiated by sixteen umpires. Including all 12 members of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires and four members of the ICC Emerging Umpire Panel. The officials have been appointed for the whole league portion. The semi-finals and final of the event will be announced in due time.


Chris Brown, Marais Erasmus, Michael Gough, Adrian Holdstock, Richard Illingworth, Ahsan Raza, Sharfuddoula Ibne Shaid, Rod Tucker, Alex Wharfand Paul Wilson, Kumar Dharmasena, Chris Gaffaney, Joel Wilson , Paul Reiffel, Richard Kettleborough, Nitin Menon.

Three of the four umpires nominated for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final at Lord’s—Dharmasena, Erasmus, and Tucker—are on the experienced list, with only Aleem Dar absent, who stepped down from the ICC Elite Panel list in March of this year.

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ICC Referees

Andy Pycroftand, Javagal Srinath, Jeff Crowe, Richie Richardson.

Javagal Srinath will take control of the tournament opener on October 5 in Ahmedabad, between the previous event’s finalists, England and New Zealand. Standing umpires will be Menon and Dharmasena, with Paul Wilson serving as the TV umpire and Saikat serving as the fourth umpire.

Nitin Menon and Kumar Dharmasena will be the on-field umpires for the opening game. The third umpire will be Paul Wilson, while the fourth will be Sharfuddoula. The match will be officiated by Pycroft of Zimbabwe.