first_imgCross became the first woman to be named in an ICC Cross became the first woman to be named in an ICC umpires panel when she was added to the ICC Associate and Affiliate Panel of International Umpires in 2014. She has previously umpired in the Womens World Cups in 2000, 2009 and 2013, the Womens World Cup Qualifier in 2011 and the ICC Womens World Twenty20 Qualifier in 2013 and 2015. In recent years, Kathy has also worked at mens senior events including the ICC World Cricket League Championship Divisions 3 and 5. Australian Polosak recently made history when she was appointed as third umpire for the Matador One-Day Cup to become the first female to officiate in a List A Australia competition. She was also the youngest official at the ICC Womens World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015 in Bangkok. The seven Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees hold a combined experience of 113 ICC World Twenty20 matches between them. Of the 24 umpires, half will be making their ICC World Twenty20 tournament debuts. These are — Anil Chaudhary, Johan Cloete, Kathleen Cross, Simon Fry, Chris Gaffeney, Michael Gough, Vineet Kulkarni, CK Nandan, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Claire Polosak, Chettithody Shamshuddin and Joel Wilson. The complete list of match officials is: Match referees: David Boon, Chris Broad, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Andy Pycroft, Richie Richardson and Javagal Srinath Umpires: Anil Chaudhary, Johan Cloete, Kathy Cross, Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Simon Fry, Chris Gaffaney, Michael Gough, Ian Gould, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Vineet Kulkarni, Nigel Llong, Ranmore Martinesz, CK Nandan, Bruce Oxenford, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Claire Polosak, Paul Reiffel, Chettithody Shamshuddin, Ravi Sundaram, Rod Tucker and Joel Wilson. PTI PM AT ATadvertisementlast_img

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