Neutral Umpire in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Series 2022

Neutral Umpire in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Series 2022

Finally, the International Cricket Council ICC is returning to the neutral umpires 2022. Neutral umpire will be in charge of the Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka series 2022. Three foreign match officials have already arrived in Bangladesh to conduct the two-match Test series, which includes the World Test Championship 2022.

Coronavirus has been causing bilateral series by domestic umpires. The role of umpires in Bangladesh’s Proteas tour was discussed and criticized. Shakib Al Hasan called for a return to the ‘neutral’ umpire. Bangladesh Cricket Board BCB also raised the issues to the ICC upon with they first allowed only one neutral umpire in a test match.

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Two English match officials Chris Broad and Richard Kettleborough, one Caribbean Joel Wilson will be seen in the Chittagong-Dhaka Test. ICC match referee Chris Broad will be the match referee. The umpires will be Richard Kettleborough and Joel Wilson.

Bangladeshi umpire Sharfuddaula Ibn Saikat will be seen onfield with the three foreigners. He will be in charge in both the Tests. Two more Bangladeshis Masudur Rahman Mukul and Gazi Sohail will be the reserve umpires.

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In the first Test starting from tomorrow at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong, the ‘neutral’ umpire Kettleborough will be with the Bangladeshi beach on the field. Jewel Wiesen will be the beach partner in Dhaka in the second Test. Chris Broad will be the match referee in both the Tests.

 


 

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