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Match referee, umpire appointments for Champions Trophy

October 05, 2006 20:27 IST

The ICC on Thursday confirmed match referee and umpiring appointments for the ICC Champions Trophy in India.

The appointments cover 16 of the 21 matches in the 30-day tournament, being held from October 7 to November 5 at four venues -- Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mohali and Mumbai.

The officials for the matches between England and Qualifier 2 in Ahmedabad on October 28 October and India and Australia in Mohali on October 29, as well as the two semi-finals (November 1 in Mohali and November 2 in Jaipur) and the final will be made and announced in due course, the ICC said in a statement.

The eight umpires named are all from the Emirates Elite Panel and the three refereesĀ are from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Referees.

The appointments:

October 7: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Mohali.
Match referee: Mike Procter
On-field umpires: Daryl Harper and Steve Bucknor
Third umpire: Simon Taufel
Fourth umpire: Billy Bowden.

October 8: West Indies v Zimbabwe, Ahmedabad
Match referee: Jeff Crowe
On-field umpires: Rudi Koertzen and Mark Benson
Third umpire: Aleem Dar
Fourth umpire: Asad Rauf.

October 10: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Ahmedabad
Match referee: Jeff Crowe
On-field umpires: Aleem Dar and Asad Rauf
Third umpire: Rudi Koertzen
Fourth umpire: Mark Benson.

October 11: West Indies v Bangladesh, Jaipur
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle
On-field umpires: Billy Bowden and Simon Taufel
Third umpire: Steve Bucknor
Fourth umpire: Daryl Harper.

October 13: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, Jaipur
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle
On-field umpires: Steve Bucknor and Daryl Harper
Third umpire: Simon Taufel
Fourth umpire: Billy Bowden.

October 14: Sri Lanka v West Indies, Mumbai
Match referee: Mike Procter
On-field umpires: Asad Rauf and Rudi Koertzen
Third umpire: Mark Benson
Fourth umpire: Aleem Dar.

October 15: India v England, Jaipur
Match referee: Jeff Crowe
On-field umpires: Simon Taufel and Daryl Harper
Third umpire: Billy Bowden
Fourth umpire: Steve Bucknor.

October 16: New Zealand v South Africa, Mumbai
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle
On-field umpires: Mark Benson and Aleem Dar
Third umpire: Asad Rauf
Fourth umpire: Rudi Koertzen.

October 17: Pakistan v Qualifier 1, Jaipur
Match referee: Jeff Crowe
On-field umpires: Simon Taufel and Billy Bowden
Third umpire: Steve Bucknor
Fourth umpire: Daryl Harper.

October 18: Australia v Qualifier 2, Mumbai
Match referee: Mike Procter
On-field umpires: Rudi Koertzen and Mark Benson
Third umpire: Aleem Dar
Fourth umpire: Asad Rauf.

October 20: New Zealand v Qualifier 1, Mumbai
Match referee: Mike Procter
On-field umpires: Aleem Dar and Asad Rauf
Third umpire: Rudi Koertzen
Fourth umpire: Mark Benson.

October 21: Australia v England, Jaipur
Match referee: Jeff Cowe
On-field umpires: Steve Bucknor and Billy Bowden
Third umpire: Daryl Harper
Fourth umpire: Simon Taufel.

October 24: South Africa v Qualifier 1, Ahmedabad
Match referee: Jeff Crowe
On-field umpires: Daryl Harper and Simon Taufel
Third umpire: Aleem Dar
Fourth umpire: Asad Rauf.

October 25: New Zealand v Pakistan, Mohali
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle
On-field umpires: Mark Benson and Rudi Koertzen
Third umpire: Billy Bowden
Fourth umpire: Steve Bucknor.

October 26: India v Qualifier 2, Ahmedabad
Match referee: Mike Procter
On-field umpires: Aleem Dar and Asad Rauf
Third umpire: Daryl Harper
Fourth umpire: Simon Taufel.

October 27: Pakistan v South Africa, Mohali
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle
On-field umpires: Billy Bowden and Mark Benson
Third umpire: Steve Bucknor
Fourth umpire: Rudi Koertzen.


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