T&T Umpire Joel Wilson elevated to ‘Elite’ panel


    Trinidad and Tobago cricket umpire Joel Wilson has been named in the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for the next season.

    He, along with former English fast bowler Michael Gough have been included in the list that has 12 elite Umpires from around the world.

    They were elevated from the ICC International Panel of Umpires, after gaining significant experience at the international level in all formats.

    Wilson and Gough replaces retired umpire Ian Gould and Ravi Sundaram.

    Gough has officiated in nine Tests, 59 ODIs and 14 T20Is and Wilson having stood in 13 Tests, 63 ODIs and 26 T20Is.

    The other members of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires are Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Paul Reiffel and Rod Tucker.

    The Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees remains unchanged with David Boon, Chris Broad, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Andy Pycroft, Richie Richardson and Javagal Srinath the seven officials on that list.