One of the Experience English Umpire Ian Gould has been announced that they will quite the Umpiring after the upcoming world cup. Ian Gould is one of the 16 Member panel of umpire which are appointed for the Cricket world cup 2019 at England and Wales with Six match referees.
Ian Gould who is currently on the age of 61 and started the umpiring in 2006 and currently close to 250 games.
ICC’s General Manager of Cricket, Geoff Allardice spoke highly of Gould’s contribution to the game in the field of umpiring. “Ian has made an outstanding contribution to the game over a long period, particularly in the last decade as an international umpire for the ICC.” said Allardice.
“He has always put the interests of the game first, and in doing so has earned enormous respect from his colleagues and players across all countries. His presence on the field will be missed, but I am sure his lifelong association with the game will continue.”
Match officials for 2019 World Cup:
Umpires: Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Ian Gould, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Sundaram Ravi, Paul Reiffel, Rod Tucker, Joel Wilson, Michael Gough, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Paul Wilson
Referees: Chris Broad, David Boon, Andy Pycroft, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Richie Richardson