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ICC Announces Appointments For Upcoming Series In India, Bangladesh And The UAE

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ICC Announces Appointments For Upcoming Series In India, Bangladesh And The UAE

The ICC has announced umpire and match referee appointments for the forthcoming series in India, Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

After a break of almost three weeks, some of the teams involved in the ICC Champions Trophy 2009 are back in action as India hosts Australia in a seven-match ODI series from 25 October to 11 November.

Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees will lead the playing control team for that series. The first four matches will be umpired by Mark Benson of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires along with a local appointment while Asoka de Silva, also from the elite panel, will stand in the last three ODIs along with a local appointment.

Meanwhile, Zimbabwe will travel to Bangladesh for a five-match ODI series which will played from 27 October to 5 November.

The series will be refereed by Ranjan Madugalle of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees while ICC umpire of the year Aleem Dar will be the umpire for the entire series along with a local appointment.

Pakistan and New Zealand will play three ODIs and two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) in the UAE in November. Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Stadium will stage the three ODIs on 3, 6 and 9 November while the 12 and 13 November T20Is will be played at the Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium.

Andy Pycroft of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees will be the match referee for the entire series. Bruce Oxenford of the Emirates International Panel of Umpires will stand in the ODI series along with a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointment while the T20Is will be umpired entirely by the PCB appointees.

Appointments for other upcoming series will be announced in due course.

India - Chris Broad (match referee) 25 Oct - India v Australia (ODI), Vadodara - Mark Benson and local appointment 28 Oct - India v Australia (ODI), Nagpur - Mark Benson and local appointment 31 Oct - India v Australia (ODI), New Delhi - Mark Benson and local appointment 2 Nov - India v Australia (ODI), Chandigarh - Mark Benson and local appointment 5 Nov - India v Australia (OD), Hyderabad - Asoka de Silva and local appointment 8 Nov - India v Australia (ODI), Guwahati - Asoka de Silva and local appointment 11 Nov - India v Australia (ODI), Mumbai - Asoka de Silva and local appointment

Bangladesh - Ranjan Madugalle (match referee) 27 Oct - Bangladesh v Zimbabwe (ODI), Mirpur - Aleem Dar and local appointment 29 Oct - Bangladesh v Zimbabwe (ODI), Mirpur - Aleem Dar and local appointment 31 Oct - Bangladesh v Zimbabwe (ODI), Mirpur - Aleem Dar and local appointment 3 Nov - Bangladesh v Zimbabwe (ODI), Chittagong - Aleem Dar and local appointment 5 Nov - Bangladesh v Zimbabwe (ODI), Chittagong- Aleem Dar and local appointment

UAE - Andy Pycroft (match referee) 3 Nov - Pakistan v New Zealand (ODI), Abu Dhabi - Bruce Oxenford and PCB appointment 6 Nov - Pakistan v New Zealand (ODI), Abu Dhabi - Bruce Oxenford and PCB appointment 9 Nov - Pakistan v New Zealand (ODI), Abu Dhabi - Bruce Oxenford and PCB appointment 12 Nov - Pakistan v New Zealand (T20I), Dubai - PCB appointments 13 Nov - Pakistan v New Zealand (T20I), Dubai - PCB appointments

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