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Madugalle to referee in his fourth ICC World Twenty20

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By Staff Writers | September 10, 2012

Madugalle, a former Sri Lankan captain, played 21 Test matches and 63 ODIs from 1979 to 1988.Sri Lanka’s Ranjan Madugalle, the ICC’s chief match referee, will be officiating in his fourth successive ICC World Twenty20 tournament when he, along with Jeff Crowe and fellow Sri Lankan Graeme Labrooy, referee this year’s tournament in Sri Lanka.

Madugalle has previously served as match referee in the 2007, 2009 and 2010 events in South Africa, England and the West Indies.

Labrooy will serve as the match referee for matches taking place in Pallekele on September 21 and 23, before travelling to Galle to oversee the women’s group stage of the event which will take place from September 26 to October 1.

The on-field duties will be shared by all the 12 umpires from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, namely: Billy Bowden, Aleem Dar, Steve Davis, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Ian Gould, Tony Hill, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Asad Rauf, Simon Taufel and Rod Tucker who will be joined by Bruce Oxenford of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires.

ICC World Twenty20 2012 takes place from September 18 to October 7.

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