Illingworth & Gough Named On-Field Umpires
The match officials for the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand, which will take place at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton from June 18 to22, were revealed on Tuesday by the International Cricket Council (ICC)
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Serving As On-field Officials
The WTC final will be overseen by Chris Broad of the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees, with Richard Illingworth and Michael Gough of the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires serving as on-field officials.
“We are pleased to announce an experienced team of match officials for the final of the World Test Championship,” said ICC Senior Manager — Umpires and Referees, Adrian Griffith
WTC final: Richard Illingworth, Michael Gough named on-field umpires
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“It has not been an easy time with the pandemic, but we are fortunate to have a group of officials at the top of their field who have been consistent over the years in this momentous fixture. We wish them all the very best,” he added.
After the second Test against England, the New Zealand team will move from the ECB bio-secure environment to the WTC final bubble on June15, where they will be subjected to routine testing both before and after their arrival in Southampton.
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