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    Emirates umpire and referees for Sri Lanka, New Zealand, West Indies and PAKISTAN

    Sri Lanka vs Australia

    Match Referee: Chris Broad

    1st Test: Rudi Koertzen & David Shepherd*
    2nd Test: Steve Bucknor & David Orchard*
    3rd Test: Steve Bucknor & David Orchard

    Umpire Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan's (Venkat) last matches before his retirement from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires was due to be the 1st and 2nd Test matches of the Sri Lanka v Australia series, but due to ill health he has withdrawn from these appointments. Umpires Shepherd and Orchard will stand in those Test Matches as his replacement.

    PAKISTAN vs INDIA

    Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle

    1st ODI: Simon Taufel* - Along side home umpire
    2nd ODI: Simon Taufel - Along side home umpire
    3rd ODI: David Shepherd - Along side home umpire
    4th ODI: Simon Taufel - Along side home umpire
    5th ODI: David Shepherd - Along side home umpire

    With the withdrawal of Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan's (Venkat) from the first two test matches of the Sri Lanka v Australia series, Umpire Shepherd was originally scheduled to stand in the 1st ODI match in this series, but has now been appointed to officiate to the 1st Sri Lanka v Australia Test.

    Simon Taufel will replace David Shepherd in the first ODI in Karachi.


    1st Test: David Shepherd & Simon Taufel
    2nd Test: Steve Bucknor & Simon Taufel
    3rd Test: Rudi Koertzen & David Shepherd


    West Indies vs England

    Match Referee: Mike Proctor

    1st Test: Brent Bowden & Daryl Harper
    2nd Test: Brent Bowden & Daryl Harper
    3rd Test: Darrell Hair & Rudi Koertzen
    4th Test: Darrell Hair & Aleem Dar


    New Zealand vs South Africa

    Match Referee: Clive Lloyd

    1st Test: Steve Davis & Russell Tiffin
    2nd Test: Aleem Dar & Asoka de Silva
    3rd Test: Aleem Dar & Asoka de Silva
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    Is it me or is Asoka De Silva a really bad umpire, he keeps giving them out when they've clearly pitched outside leg
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    Its not you mate, thats why Asoka has been dropped from the ICC Panel. These will be his last two tests as an ICC Elite Umpire for the short term at least!

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    Why is it that NZ always get Asoka De Silva !???!?

    Thank goodness this will be his last test series.


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    Very happy to see Simon over there...Will be keeping an eye on him as this series is being shown on cable down here...

    Can't wait!! :P
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