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Bucknor will officiate in Pakistan

February 26, 2004 12:01 IST
Last Updated: February 26, 2004 19:40 IST


The International Cricket Council has named umpires David Shepherd, Simon Taufel, Rudi Koertzen and Steve Bucknor to officiate in the upcoming one-day and Test series between India and Pakistan.

England's Shepherd and Australia's Taufel will stand in the five-match one-day series along with a local umpire.

Bucknor of West Indies and South African Koertzen would join the duo in the three-match Test series.

The names of the local umpires would be declared soon, a Pakistan Cricket Board release added.

The list of umpires to officiate in the series:

March 13: 1st ODI, Karachi (David Shepherd and local umpire)

March 16: 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi (Simon Taufel and local umpire)

March 19: 3rd ODI, Peshawar (David Shepherd and local umpire)

March 21: 4th ODI, Lahore (Simon Taufel and local umpire)

March 24: 5th ODI, Lahore (David Shepherd and local umpire)

March 28-April 1: 1st Test, Multan (David Shepherd and Simon Taufel)

April 5-9: 2nd Test, Lahore (Simon Taufel and Steve Bucknor)

April 13-17: 3rd Test, Rawalpindi (Rudi Koertzen and David Shepherd).
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Number of User Comments: 5




Sub: bucknor in pakistan (?!)

it is outrageous that the ICC is foisting steve bucknor on us again, considering what transpired in australia, where bucknor undoubtedly cost us the last ...


Posted by mohan srinivas





Sub: Umpires are also humans

I do not find any fault with bucknor officiating in Pakistan. He as like many cricket players and umpires had a bad patch. Hope he ...


Posted by venu





Sub: Error

Simon Taufel is from Australia, not New Zealand


Posted by Arjun





Sub: Bucknor--clean up ur act

Bhagwan hi bachaye India ko. the gud thing is that hez there for just 1 match.


Posted by senthil





Sub: what to worry ?

Despite few bad ones...he is still among the top-3. and in anycase he is standing in Just one test match (2nd) and none of the ...


Posted by vineet




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