ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Umpires Patrick Gustard and
Verdayne Smith said they were both elated to be elevated to the West Indies
Cricket Board’s Senior Umpires Panel.
The directors of the WICB approved the recommendations of
its Umpires and Match Referees Committee for six promotions to the senior
umpires’ panel, when they held their last meeting in Barbados a fortnight ago.
The umpires elevated were Gustard, Smith, Zahid
Bassarath, Leslie Reifer Jr, Danesh Ramdhanie and Nandkumar Shivsankar.