PCB names umpires for Independence Cup

Friday 08 2017 2 weeks ago 35   Lahore   Print

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Report  Web Desk : LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced a panel of umpires for next week s Independence Cup. The cup will see team Pakistan playing against World XI, with the first match being officiated by Aleem Dar and Ahsan Raza with Shozab Raza as the third umpire. The second match will be officiated by Ahmed Shahab and Shozab Raza while the third match will have Ahsan Raza and Shozab Raza as match umpires. The third umpire for the second match will Ahsan Raza while Ahmed Shahab will perform the role in the third match. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has also declared Richie Richardson as the series match referee. Former Zimbabwe batsman and ex-England coach Andy Flower has assembled a World XI with players from seven countries led by South African skipper Faf du Plessis. The PCB hopes the series will go off without a hitch as the country prepares to host Sri Lanka for one T20 next month and another three T20s against the West Indies in November. (01)