List of Match officials for the 2019 Cricket World Cup

The Match officials (Umpires and Referees) plays an important part in every cricket match and the role of umpires and referees becomes even more important when the tournament is the Cricket World Cup. Therefore, it is important for International Cricket Council (ICC) to select the best of the available Umpires and Referees for the 2019 Cricket World Cup as a single umpiring mistake could change the outcome of a match. The referee/umpires/fourth-official (collectively known as match officials) shall be appointed by the ICC for each match.

ICC has announced a list of 22 match officials from around the globe who will be officiating the 2019 Cricket World Cup scheduled from 30th May 2019 to 14th July 2019. The following 16 umpires are selected by ICC for the upcoming world cup:

Umpires Country
Aleem Dar Pakistan
Kumar Dharmasena Sri Lanka
Marais Erasmus South Africa
Chris Gaffaney New Zealand
Michael Gough England
Ian Gould England
Richard Illingworth England
Richard Kettleborough England
Nigel Llong England
Bruce Oxenford Australia
Ruchira Palliyaguruge Sri Lanka
Sundaram Ravi India
Paul Reiffel Australia
Rod Tucker Australia
Joel Wilson West Indies
Paul Wilson Australia

Further, the following six match referees have also been selected by ICC:

Referees Country
Chris Broad England
David Boon Australia
Andy Pycroft Zimbabwe
Jeff Crowe New Zealand
Ranjan Madugalle Sri Lanka
Richie Richardson West Indies

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