The elite team of match officials for the Cricket World Cup 2015




A total of 25 match officials has been selected for the ongoing Cricket World Cup. Twelve umpires from the elite panel of International Cricket Council (ICC) and eight umpires from the international panel of ICC are meticulously doing their jobs.

The elite team of match officials for the Cricket World Cup 2015

The elite team of match officials for the Cricket World Cup 2015

The list of international panel umpires for the current ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 includes: S Ravi, Joel Wilson, Simon Fry, Ranmore Martinesz, Chris Gaffaney, Johan Cloete, Ruchira Palliyaguru and Michael Gough. The elite panel members of the ICC umpires include; Steve Davis, Richard Kettleborough, Aleem Dar, Billy Bowden, Bruce Oxenford, Marais Erasmus, Nigel Llong, Richard Illingworth, Kumar Dharmasena, Paul Reiffel, Rod Tucker and Ian Gould.

A team of five match referees have been entrusted with the duty of successfully holding the Cricket World Cup matches of this edition currently underway in Australia and New Zealand respectively. Roshan Mahanama (Ex-Sri Lankan cricketer and World Cup winner 1996), Chris Broad (Ex-English cricketer), Ranjan Madugalle (Former Sri Lankan test skipper), Jeff Crowe (Ex New Zealand batsman) and David Boon (A former Aussie batsman) are playing a key role towards ensuring the sanctity of this prestigious tournament.

The World Champions Match Officials at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Interestingly, there are four match officials who won the world cups in their careers. They were not only prolific cricketers from their respective nations in the past, but they have equally proven their talents as ICC officials too for the last few years together.

  • David Boon – A prolific Aussie opener and a part of the ODI squad that won the Cricket World Cup 1987 held in India and Pakistan.
  • Roshan Mahanama – The dashing right-hand batsman from Sri Lankan world cup team that beat Australia in Lahore in 1996.
  • Kumar Dharmasena – The Sri Lankan off-spinner was a regular member of the squad that beats the Aussie at the Cricket World Cup 1996 held in the Indian Subcontinent.
  • Paul Reiffel – The Aussie seamer was the winner of the ICC Cricket World Cup 1999 that Australia won at Lords in London.

These match officials have successfully ensured free and fair play of the game. More than 25 matches have already been played so far and the tournament will reach into its knockout stages soon later this month. Their astute cricket acumen is truly remarkable.

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Atish Home Chowdhury is a freelance writer. sports are inseparable from him. He especially loves WWE, Cricket and other sports. It was long ago during his childhood he aimed to become a cricketer first but his creativity didn’t allow him to become a player. Instead he chose to be a sports journalist. This fulfills my aim both as a creative person as well as it keeps me inside the world of sports too.

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