SYDNEY: Pakistan’s most celebrated umpire Aleem Dar and Marais Erasmus of South Africa will officiate within the first Ashes cricket Test between Australia and England, which begins at The Gabba in Brisbane on Nov 23.
Aleem will even stand within the second Test in Adelaide, with New Zealand’s Chris Gaffaney, whereas Erasmus with staff up with Gaffaney for the third Test in Perth.
Sri Lanka’s Kumar Dharmasena will umpire the final two Tests of the 5-match collection, becoming a member of India’s Sundaram Ravi for the fourth Test in Melbourne after which Joel Wilson of the West Indies for the ultimate conflict in Sydney.
Ex-West Indies captain Richie Richardson has been appointed match referee for the primary three Tests whereas ex-Sri Lankan skipper Ranjan Madugalle is given the job for the final two matches.
Revealed in Daybreak, November fifteenth, 2017
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