The Pakistan Super League 9 match officials have been revealed by the Pakistan Cricket Board. The competition is set to take place at four different locations between February 17 and March 18. Richard Illingworth announced his return to match officials for PSL 9. From February 17 to 27, 14 matches will be held in Lahore and Multan. From February 28 to March 12, 16 matches will be held in Karachi and Rawalpindi.
Richard Illingworth announced his return to match officials for PSL 9
We will announce the match officials in due time for the qualifying, two eliminators, and final, which will take place in Karachi on March 14 and 18. Illingworth is one of the foreign referees. He has officiated in six league editions and 48 PSL matches to his credit. Gough of England has overseen 34 matches in four previous seasons. Wharf comes in second.
Also, four members of the ICC’s elite panel of umpires – Richard Illingworth, Chris Gaffaney, Ahsan Raza and Michael Gough – will be accompanied by Abdul Moqeet, Aleem Dar, Tariq Rasheed, Shozab Raza, Rashid Riaz, Faisal Afridi, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Asif Yaqoob, Alex Wharf, Nasir Hussain, Imran Jawed and Muhammad Asif.
Plus, for the seventh year in a row, Roshan Mahanama, who has officiated 97 PSL games and was once on the ICC’s elite panel of match referees, will serve as the squad captain. The other two match referees on the team are Ali Naqvi and Muhammad Javed.
Also, Veteran umpire Aleem Dar will referee the opening game in Lahore against Islamabad United and the defending champion Lahore Qalandars. Also, with Michael Gough on the field. During the game, Shozab Raza will act as the backup umpire, with Tariq Rasheed serving as the TV umpire. Muhammad Javed will oversee the contest as the match referee.