ICC announces umpires for Champions Trophy 2013

Appointments for the semi-finals and the final will be announced in due course of the tournament © Getty Images

Dubai: May 16, 2013

The ICC on Thursday announced details of the umpire and match referee appointments for the group stage as well as the warm-up stage of the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2013 in England and Wales, which will take place from June 6 to 23.

The match referees on duty for the tournament will be Chris Broad, Javagal Srinath and Andy Pycroft of the Emirates Elite Panel.

The 12 Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires — Billy Bowden, Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Steve Davis, Marais Erasmus, Ian Gould, Tony Hill, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Asad Rauf and Rod Tucker — will officiate the tournament.

Umpire appointments for the warm-up matches to be played at the three tournament venues Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval were also announced. As at previous ICC events, the warm-up matches will not carry official ODI status.

Appointments for the semi-finals and the final will be announced in due course.