Match Referees

  • Match referees are biased against India: Sunil Gavaskar December 15, 2013

    Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has fanned an old controversy wherein the bias of match referees against players from the subcontinent, especially India, has often been a talking point. In three days India begin the Test series in South Africa at Johannesburg, and Gavaskar, while writing in a newspaper, has raised...
  • Former England captain Denness dies aged 72 April 19, 2013

    London: Mike Denness, the only Scotsman to captain England, has died of cancer at the age of 72, the BBC reported on Friday. Denness, a stylish right-hander who led England in 19 of his 28 Tests, dropped himself for the fourth Test at Sydney on the 1974-75 tour of Australia...
  • Tucker-Kettleborough to officiate at Ind-Pak tie September 26, 2012

    Colombo: Rod Tucker and Richard Kettleborough will be the on-field umpires for Sunday's high-profile match between India and Pakistan in the Super Eight stage of the ICC World Twenty20 here. The ICC Wednesday announced the list of umpires and match referees for the Super Eight stage of the tournament, with former...
  • ICC names World T20 umpires, match referees September 9, 2012

    Dubai: The ICC on Sunday announced the names of umpires and match referees who will officiate in the group stage of the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka from September 18 to October 7. The match referees' responsibilities for the men's tournament will be shared among Ranjan Madugalle...
  • Crowe set to complete 50 Tests as match referee April 6, 2012

    Dubai: New Zealand's Jeff Crowe will become only the fifth member of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) panel of Match Referees to complete a half-century of Tests when he takes the field for toss in the first Test between the West Indies and Australia in Bridgetown on Saturday. Crowe made his...
  • Pakistan fined for slow over-rate in Mirpur March 12, 2012

    Mirpur: Pakistan have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their 21-run victory over Bangladesh in the inaugural match of the Asia Cup tournament on Sunday. Match referee David Boon imposed the fines after Misbah-ul-Haq's side was ruled to be two overs short of their target when time allowances were...
  • Chris Broad officiates in 200th ODI March 4, 2012

    Brisbane: Chris Broad on Sunday became only the second ICC match referee to officiate in 200 ODIs when he took the field for the toss in the first tri-series final between Australia and Sri Lanka here. The 54-year-old former England opener made his debut in 2004 in Dunedin in an ODI...
  • Srinath to officiate first two Pak-Eng Tests January 10, 2012

    Lahore: Former India pacer Javagal Srinath will be the match referee for the first two Tests between Pakistan and England in Dubai and Abu Dhabi this month. According to the list of officials announced for the Test, ODI and T20 series, New Zealand's Jeff Crowe will replace Srinath after the first...