Taufel, Gould to umpire Indo-Pak semifinal

Last Updated: Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 15:24

Mohali: Australian Simon Taufel, a winner of five consecutive ICC Umpire of the Year awards, and England`s Ian Gould were today appointed as the on-field officials for the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal here on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka`s Ranjan Madugalle has been named the match referee with New Zealand`s Billy Bowden and Australian Rod Tucker being the third and fourth umpires respectively.

For the first semi-final between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Colombo, Steve Davis and Aleem Dar will oversee the on-field proceedings with Chris Broad acting as match referee, the ICC said in a statement.

Marais Erasmus (third umpire), Billy Doctrove (fourth umpire) are the other two officials for the Sri Lanka-New Zealand clash.

Appointments for the final will be made later.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 00:00

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