ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Final Officials Announced

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Final Officials Announced

The stage is set for the climax of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 as Christopher Gaffaney and Richard Illingworth have been appointed as the on-field umpires for the much-anticipated final showdown between South Africa and India.

South Africa’s journey to their inaugural final appearance was paved with a resounding nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan in Trinidad & Tobago.

Their relentless performance showcased their determination and skill, earning them a place in the championship clash. On the other hand, India sealed their spot in the final by defeating England by a commanding 68 runs in the second semi-final held in Guyana.

Their all-round prowess and strategic brilliance ensured a convincing path to the final, setting the stage for an electrifying encounter.

The officiating team for this crucial match includes Richard Kettleborough as the TV Umpire and Rodney Tucker as the Fourth Umpire, with Richie Richardson serving as the match referee.

The final will take place at the historic Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, a venue steeped in cricketing lore and hosting the final for the second time, following its memorable stint in 2010.

Scheduled to commence at 10:30 AM local time on Saturday, June 29, cricket enthusiasts worldwide are eagerly awaiting this pinnacle event of T20 cricket.

The appointment of experienced officials ensures that the final will be conducted with the highest standards of officiating, maintaining fairness and accuracy throughout the match.

Detailed Lineup for June 29 Final: South Africa vs India (Barbados)

Referee: Richie Richardson

On-field Umpires: Christopher Gaffaney and Richard Illingworth

TV Umpire: Richard Kettleborough

Fourth Umpire: Rodney Tucker

This lineup not only guarantees a well-officiated final but also adds to the anticipation of what promises to be a thrilling conclusion to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024.

As cricket fans prepare for this momentous occasion, all eyes will be on Barbados as South Africa and India vie for T20 supremacy.