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ICC appoints umpires for Women's T20 World Cup 2020 final between India-Australia

ANI | Updated: Mar 06, 2020 08:21 IST

Dubai [UAE], Mar 6 (ANI): The umpires and officials for the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 final have been appointed following the conclusion of the semi-finals in Australia.
Kim Cotton and Ahsan Raza will stand as on-field umpires for the final, which sees four-time champions Australia take on first-time finalists India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG on March 8 - International Women's Day.
New Zealand's Cotton taking charge of her first Women's T20 World Cup final. The 42-year-old stood in Australia's semi-final victory over South Africa at the SCG, with the match in Melbourne set to be her fifth of the tournament.

Cotton will be joined on the field by Pakistan umpire Raza who, like his colleague, is standing in the Final for the very first time.
Raza was due to officiate in India's washed-out semi-final with England, while his experience of Australia-India contests stretches back to the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2017 semi-final.
Supporting the on-field umpires will be West Indies' Gregory Brathwaite, who is TV umpire for what is set to be a historic occasion in Melbourne.
Zimbabwe's Langton Rusere, on-field official for 2018 final, will be the fourth umpire this time around while Chris Broad of England will oversee the game as match referee. (ANI)