ICC announce match officials for WC quarterfinals

2015 World Cup

With the group matches of the World Cup a thing of the past, and the knock-out phase of the competition looming, the ICC have announced the match officials for the upcoming quarter-finals.

The first quarter-final will take place at the Sydney Cricket Ground, on Wednesday, 18 March between Sri Lanka and South Africa, while Thursday sees Bangladesh taking on India at the MCG.

On Friday co-hosts Australia play Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval, while fellow co-hosts New Zealand round off the quarter-finals with their clash against the West Indies in Wellington on Saturday.

The match official appointments are as follows:

Wednesday 18 March – Sri Lanka v South Africa, Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG); Rod Tucker and Nigel Llong (on-field), Richard Kettleborough (third umpire), Bruce Oxenford (fourth umpire) and David Boon (match referee)

Thursday 19 March – Bangladesh v India, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG); Ian Gould and Aleem Dar (on-field), Steve Davis (third umpire), Paul Reiffel (fourth umpire) and Roshan Mahanama (match referee)

Friday 20 March – Australia v Pakistan, Adelaide Oval; Marais Erasmus and Kumar Dharmasena (on-field), Richard Illingworth (third umpire), Billy Bowden (fourth umpire) and Ranjan Madugalle (match referee)

Saturday 21 March – New Zealand v West Indies, Wellington Regional Stadium; Richard Kettleborough and Bruce Oxenford (on-field), Rod Tucker (third umpire), Nigel Llong (fourth umpire) and Chris Broad (match referee).