Elite Umpires and Experienced Match Officials Announced for HBL PSL 9

The HBL Pakistan Super League 9 is just around the corner, and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has revealed the distinguished lineup of match officials who will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth conduct of the tournament across four venues from 17 February to 18 March.

Elite Umpires and Experienced Match Officials Announced for HBL PSL 9
Image Source: PCB

Match Schedule Overview:

  • 17-27 February: 14 matches in Lahore and Multan.
  • 28 February-12 March: 16 matches in Karachi and Rawalpindi.
  • 14-18 March: Qualifier, two eliminators, and the final in Karachi (officials to be announced).

PSL 9 Match Officials from ICC’s Elite Panel of Umpires:

UmpiresNationalityMatches Officiated (HBL PSL)
Richard IllingworthEnglish48
Chris GaffaneyNew ZealanderDebut
Ahsan RazaPakistani
Michael GoughEnglish34
ICC’s Elite Panel of empires who are part of PSL 9

Other Match Officials for HBL PSL 9:

Other OfficialsRole
Abdul MoqeetUmpire
Aleem DarUmpire
Tariq RasheedTV Umpire
Shozab RazaReserve Umpire
Rashid RiazUmpire
Faisal AfridiUmpire
Ruchira PalliyagurugeUmpire
Asif YaqoobUmpire
Alex WharfUmpire
Nasir HussainUmpire
Imran JawedUmpire
Muhammad AsifUmpire
Match Officials List for PSL 9

Match Referees:

Match RefereesRoles
Roshan MahanamaMatch Referee
Ali NaqviMatch Referee
Muhammad JavedMatch Referee
Match Referees for PSL 9

The experienced trio of Roshan Mahanama, Ali Naqvi, and Muhammad Javed will take charge as match referees, ensuring the games adhere to the highest standards of cricketing conduct.

The opening clash between defending champions Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United in Lahore will witness Aleem Dar and Michael Gough officiating on the field. Tariq Rasheed will serve as the TV Umpire, with Shozab Raza as the reserve umpire, and Muhammad Javed taking up the role of match referee.

As the excitement builds for HBL PSL 9, cricket enthusiasts can rest assured that the tournament will be in the capable hands of these seasoned officials, guaranteeing a thrilling and fair competition.

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