Doctrove only West Indian official in World Cup
Roseau, Dominica – Emirates Elite Panel umpire Billy Doctrove will be the only West Indian officiating in the ICC Cricket World Cup in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh next year.
Doctrove, a Dominican, is one of 18 umpires appointed for the World Cup along with five Match Referees.
The reserve umpire for the tournament has been named as Enamul Hoque-Moni, also from the international panel. He will officiate during the warm-up phase of the tournament and be available, if required, during the event proper.
The match referees for the event will be: Chris Broad, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Roshan Mahanama and Andy Pycroft (all from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees).
The ICC umpire selection panel consists of David Richardson (ICC General Manager – Cricket), Ranjan Madugalle (ICC Chief Match Referee), David Lloyd (former player, coach, umpire and now television commentator) and Srinivas Venkataraghavan (former elite panel umpire).