Marais Erasmus, Richard Kettleborough To Be The Umpires For India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Match

Match officials have been announced on Friday the International cricket council announced that South Africa’s Marais Erasmus and Richard kett.le borough to be the on field umpires for ICC champion’s trophy finale, which has to be played between Indian and Pakistan on at oval on June 18th Sunday.

Both the umpire is known for their calm and subtle behaviour, a quality that could come in useful with a capacity and raucous crowd expected at the stadium in South London. This is always a high-profile clash between the India and Pakistan match.

The 53year old Erasmus former Boland fast-medium pacer, will be standing in his 71st one day International. He has also been officiated during Pakistan’s eight wicket semi-final victory over tournament hosts England on Wednesday.

Whereas 72nd one day international for 44 year old Kettle borough as an umpire, who is a Yorkshire and Middlesex batsman. He was also umpire for India. When India played against Bangladesh team.

They also have discussed and announced that Australian rod tucker will be the third umpire, while Sri Lanka’s Kumar dharmasena will be reverse umpire.

David boon the Australian batsman will be the match referee for the final which marks the conclusion of a tournament featuring the world’s top eight ODI sides.
Four years ago when India won over England in an Edgbaston match reduced to 20 cover per side because of the bad weather. So they have made sure that they will keep the match on the reverse timing to avoid the bad weather.