T20 World Cup: Marais Erasmus, Kumar Dharmasena to officiate in England vs New Zealand semifinals

T20 World Cup: Marais Erasmus, Kumar Dharmasena to officiate in England vs New Zealand semifinals
T20 World Cup: Marais Erasmus, Kumar Dharmasena to officiate in England vs New Zealand semifinals

T20 World Cup: The match officials for semifinals announced: The International Cricket Council on Tuesday announced the match official for the knockout stage of the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup. Marais Erasmus and Kumar Dharmasena will be the on-field umpires in the first semifinal between England and New Zealand.

Moreover, Richard Kettleborough and Chris Gaffaney will be standing as the on-field umpires in the second semi-final between Pakistan and Australia.

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T20 World Cup: Marais Erasmus, Kumar Dharmasena to officiate in England vs New Zealand semifinals

“The first of the semi-finals, between England and New Zealand, will be overseen by on-field umpires Marais Erasmus and Kumar Dharmasena, with Nitin Menon serving as third umpire, Paul Reiffel as fourth, and David Boon as match referee,” ICC said in its release.

“The second semi-final, between Pakistan and Australia in Dubai on Thursday, will be officiated by on-field umpires Richard Kettleborough and Chris Gaffaney, third umpire Joel Wilson, fourth umpire Richard Illingworth and match referee Jeff Crowe,” it added.

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Appointments for the final on 14 November will be confirmed following both semi-finals.

T20 World Cup: Marais Erasmus, Kumar Dharmasena to officiate in England vs New Zealand semifinals

The knockout stage of the T20 World Cup commences at 6pm local on Wednesday night at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.