ICC names unchanged Elite umpire Panel for 2018-19 season

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The International Cricket Council has named an unchanged Elite Panel of ICC Umpires and Match Referees for the 2018-19 season.

The announcement regarding the retention of the panel, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, was made following the annual review and selection process.

The ICC Umpires Selection Panel consisted of Chairman and ICC General Manager – Cricket, Geoff Allardice, ICC Chief Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle, former England player and commentator – David Lloyd, and former India captain and international umpire Srinivas Venkataraghavan.

The Elite Panel of ICC Umpires is: Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Ian Gould, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Sundaram Ravi, Paul Reiffel and Rod Tucker.

The Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees consists of David Boon, Chris Broad, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Andy Pycroft, Javagal Srinath and Richie Richardson, all former Test players.

Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for 2018-19 (in alphabetical order, as of 14 June 2018)

UMPIRE PERIOD TESTS ODIs T20Is
Aleem Dar 2000-‘18 118 190 43
Kumar Dharmasena 2009-‘18 53 85 22
Marais Erasmus 2006-‘18 49 75 26
Chris Gaffaney 2010-‘18 20 57 20
Ian Gould 2006-‘18 65 125 37
Richard Illingworth 2010-‘18 33 57 16
Richard Kettleborough 2009-‘18 51 74 22
Nigel Llong 2005-‘18 52 117 32
Bruce Oxenford 2006-‘18 49 86 20
Sundaram Ravi 2011-‘18 26 33 18
Paul Reiffel 2009-‘18 38 54 16
Rod Tucker 2009-‘18 61 74 35

Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees for 2017-18 (in alphabetical order, as of 14 June 2018)

MATCH REFEREE PERIOD TESTS ODIs T20Is
David Boon 2011-‘18 49 105 45
Chris Broad 2003-‘18 94 294 84
Jeff Crowe 2004-‘18 89 267 80
Ranjan Madugalle 1993-‘18 181 324 87
Andy Pycroft 2009-‘18 60 156 70
Richie Richardson 2016-‘18 16 29 28
Javagal Srinath 2006-‘18 38 207 68

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