ICC appoints officials for World Cup semis

ICC appoints officials for World Cup semis

The ICC on Sunday appointed the officials for the knockout stages of the ongoing World Cup.

English umpires Richard Illingworth and RichardKettleborough will be the on-field umpires during the first semifinal betweenIndia and New Zealand to be played on Tuesday at the Old Trafford, whileAustralian Rod Tucker will be in the third umpire's chair and Englishman NigelLlong will be the fourth official. Former Australia international David Boonwill be the match referee. For the second semi-final between Australia andEngland at Edgbaston on Thursday, the on-field umpires will be Sri Lankan KumarDharmasena and South African Marais Erasmus. The third umpire will be NewZealander Chris Gaffaney while Pakistan's Aleem Dar will be the fourth official.Ranjan Madugalla of Sri Lanka will be the match referee.

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