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ICC ODI World Cup 2023 match officials: List of umpires and match referees for the World Cup

ICC World Cup 2023 officials: Umpires and match referees
by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

The match officials for the 2023 ODI World Cup have been announced: here’s the full list of umpires and match referees who will be officiating in the men’s tournament.will

The World Cup, being hosted in India, will be held from October 5 to November 19, 2023, and will be the 13th edition of the 50-over event. Ahead of the tournament, ICC have announced the match officials who will be overseeing the league round of the competition.

The list contains 16 umpires in all: twelve from ICC Panel’s Emirates Elite Umpires and four from the ICC Emerging Umpires’ Panel.


Aleem Dar, who stepped down from ICC’s Elite Panel of Umpires in March, is the only one missing from the set of four umpires who officiated in the 2019 World Cup final.

ICC men’s ODI World Cup 2023: Full list of umpires


Michael Gough, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Alex Wharf

South Africa

Adrian Holdstock, Marais Erasmus

New Zealand

Chris Gaffaney, Chris Brown


Paul Wilson, Rod Tucker, Paul Reiffel


Nitin Menon

West Indies

Joel Wilson


Sharfuddoula Ibne Shaid

Sri Lanka

Kumar Dharmasena


Ahsan Raza

ICC men’s ODI World Cup 2023: List of match referees

Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)

Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)

Javagal Srinath (India)

Richie Richardson (West Indies)

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