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Umpires named for Sri Lanka matches

NatWest International T20

Aleem Dar & Matt Prior

Aleem Dar, left, will stand as an on-field umpire in the first and third npower Tests between England and Sri Lanka this summer

The umpire appointments for Sri Lanka’s tour of England this summer have been confirmed.

Billy Doctrove, Rod Tucker and Aleem Dar will share the on-field umpiring duties during the three-match npower Test series, with Javagal Srinath and Alan Hurst serving as match referees.

The Twenty20 clash between the two sides will be overseen by Richard Kettleborough and Nigel Llong, who will also stand in the subsequent one-day series along with Ian Gould and Billy Bowden.

The full list of appointments can be seen below:

1st npower Test, Cardiff Stadium:
Match referee - Javagal Srinath, on-field umpires - Billy Doctrove and Aleem Dar, third umpire - Rod Tucker, fourth umpire - David Millns.
2nd npower Test, Lord’s:
Match referee - Javagal Srinath, on-field umpires - Rod Tucker and Billy Doctrove, third umpire - Aleem Dar, fourth umpire - Richard Illingworth.
3rd npower Test, The Rose Bowl:
Match referee - Alan Hurst, on-field umpires - Rod Tucker and Aleem Dar, third umpire - Billy Doctrove, fourth umpire - Neil Mallender.

NatWest Twenty20 international, Bristol:
Match referee - Alan Hurst, on-field umpires - Richard Kettleborough and Nigel Llong, third umpire - Rob Bailey, fourth umpire - Richard Illingworth.
1st NatWest one-day international, The Kia Oval:
Match referee - Alan Hurst, on-field umpires - Billy Bowden and Richard Illingworth, third umpire - Rob Bailey, fourth umpire - Nigel Llong.
2nd NatWest one-day international, Headingley Carnegie:
Match referee - Alan Hurst, on-field umpires - Billy Bowden and Richard Kettleborough, third umpire - Nigel Llong, fourth umpire - Rob Bailey.
3rd NatWest one-day international, Lord’s:
Match referee - Alan Hurst, on-field umpires - Billy Bowden and Ian Gould, third umpire - Richard Illingworth, fourth umpire - Richard Kettleborough.
4th NatWest one-day international, Trent Bridge:
Match referee - Alan Hurst, on-field umpires - Billy Bowden and Nigel Llong, third umpire - Richard Kettleborough, fourth umpire - Rob Bailey.
5th NatWest one-day international, Old Trafford:
Match referee - Alan Hurst, on-field umpires - Billy Bowden and Richard Kettleborough, third umpire - Nigel Llong, fourth umpire - Richard Illingworth.

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