Match Officials for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024

Umpiring Team For ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 1
Umpiring Team For ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 1

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, which is set to be hosted in the USA and the West Indies, will feature a diverse and experienced panel of match officials.

This year’s tournament will see 20 teams competing in 55 matches across nine venues, marking it the largest T20 World Cup to date​.


The roster includes 20 umpires from around the globe, bringing a mix of seasoned professionals and newcomers making their debut in a senior men’s event.

Umpire’s NameCountry
Chris BrownNew Zealand
Kumar DharmasenaSri Lanka
Chris GaffaneyNew Zealand
Michael GoughEngland
Adrian HoldstockSouth Africa
Richard IllingworthEngland
Allahudien PalekerSouth Africa
Richard KettleboroughEngland
Jayaraman MadanagopalIndia
Nitin MenonIndia
Sam NogajskiAustralia
Ahsan RazaPakistan
Rashid RiazPakistan
Paul ReiffelAustralia
Langton RusereZimbabwe
Shahid SaikatBangladesh
Rodney TuckerAustralia
Alex WharfEngland
Joel WilsonWest Indies
Asif YaqoobPakistan

Match Referees

The match referees bring a wealth of experience, including officials who have overseen numerous T20 Internationals and previous World Cup finals.

Referee’s NameCountry
David BoonAustralia
Jeff CroweNew Zealand
Ranjan MadugalleSri Lanka
Andrew PycroftZimbabwe
Richie RichardsonWest Indies
Javagal SrinathIndia


This year’s selection underscores the ICC’s commitment to blending experience with emerging talent. Officials like Richard Illingworth, the 2023 ICC Umpire of the Year, and Kumar Dharmasena, who has officiated in multiple finals, highlight the experienced cadre.

Meanwhile, debutants such as Jayaraman Madanagopal and Rashid Riaz represent the next generation of elite cricket umpires​​.

With the blend of experienced referees like Jeff Crowe, who holds the record for most T20I matches officiated, and newcomers, the tournament is set to be officiated at the highest standard.

The selection reflects the ICC’s efforts to maintain the quality and integrity of the game while fostering new talent through its pathway programs.

As the cricketing world eagerly anticipates the start of the T20 World Cup 2024, the appointed match officials will play a crucial role in ensuring fair play and the smooth conduct of the tournament. The stage is set for an exciting and competitive championship.

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