New Delhi: The final of the T20 World Cup will be played on Sunday, November 14. There is to be a title battle between Australia and New Zealand. For the last one month, matches were played between teams from all over the world, after which these two teams are now going to face each other in a final match. The umpires for this big match have also been announced. In which an umpire of India has also been entrusted with a big responsibility.
These will be the umpires of the final
South Africa’s Marais Erasmus and England’s Richard Kettleborough were on Friday appointed on-field umpires for the T20 World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand in which India’s Nitin Menon will play the role of TV umpire. The final will be played on Sunday.
The ICC (International Cricket Council) said in a statement, “Umpires Marais Erasmus and Richard Kettleborough will assume the responsibility of on-field umpires for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 final to be played between Australia and New Zealand at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.” Menon, the only Indian umpire in the ICC elite panel, will be the TV umpire in the final while former Sri Lankan spinner Kumar Dharmasena will be the fourth umpire.
Big achievement for Menon
Menon is officiating in his first men’s World Cup which is a big achievement for him. Australia defeated Pakistan in the semi-finals while New Zealand defeated England to enter the final. While Ranjan Madugalle will be the referee of this match.