ICC NAMES UNCHANGED ELITE PANEL FOR 2017-18 SEASON

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today named an unchanged Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for the 2017-18 season, following the annual review and selection process.

The decision was made by. the ICC Umpires Selection Panel consisting of Chairman and ICC General Manager – Cricket, Geoff Allardice, ICC Chief Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle, ex-England player, coach, umpire and now a commentator – David Lloyd, and Srinivas Venkataraghavan, the former India captain and international umpire

The Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for the 2017-2018 season will be: Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Ian Gould, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Sundaram Ravi, Paul Reiffel and Rod Tucker.

Meanwhile, the ICC has also retained the same group of Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees for the 2017-18 season.

The seven match referees, who will be refereeing during the upcoming season, are: David Boon, Chris Broad, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Andy Pycroft, Javagal Srinath and Richie Richardson.

Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for 2017-18 (in alphabetical order, as of 2 July 2017, after Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe second ODI)

UMPIRE TESTS ODIs T20Is
Aleem Dar 111 185 41
Kumar Dharmasena 45 81 22
Marais Erasmus 43 71 26
Chris Gaffaney 13 53 20
Ian Gould 60 120 37
Richard Illingworth 28 53 16
Richard Kettleborough 44 72 22
Nigel Llong 42 111 32
Bruce Oxenford 41 82 20
Sundaram Ravi 20 30 18
Paul Reiffel 30 51 16
Rod Tucker 53 69 35

Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees for 2017-18 (in alphabetical order, as of 2 July 2017, after Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe second ODI)

MATCH REFEREE TESTS ODIs T20Is
David Boon 41 96 39
Chris Broad 87 288 71
Jeff Crowe 81 259 77
Ranjan Madugalle 175 309 85
Andy Pycroft 54 137 57
Javagal Srinath 35 199 60
Richie Richardson 8 19

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