Match Officials for both World Cup Semi-finals Announced

The 2022 Women’s World Cup Semi-Finals is set to happen on March 30th and 31st. Australia will be taking on West Indies in the 1st Semi-Final at Wellington on Wednesday and South Africa will take on England in the 2nd Semi-Final at Christchurch on Thursday.

 

Match Officials for both World Cup Semi-finals Announced PC: iCC/Getty
Match Officials for both World Cup Semi-finals Announced PC: ICC/Getty

 

The match officials for these matches have has been officially announced by ICC. The match referees, on the field, and TV umpires, will all be women for the 2 high stake contests.

For the 1st Semi-Final which will be between Australia and West Indies, Lauren Agenbag and Kim Cotton will be the on-field umpires. Sue Redfern and Alex Wharf will be the 3rd and 4th umpires. Shandre Fritz will be the match referee for the contest happening at Wellington on Wednesday.

The 2nd Semi-Final between South Africa and England will have Eloise Sheridan and Claire Polosak as on-field umpires. Jacqueline Williams and Langton Rusere will be the 3rd and 4th umpires. GS Lakshmi will be the official match referee which will be taking place at Christchurch on Thursday.

 

Date Venue Referee On field 1 On field 2 TV Ump 4th Ump
30-Mar-22 Basin Reserve, Wellington Fritz Agenbag Cotton Redfern Wharf
31-Mar-22 Hagley Oval, Christchurch Lakshmi Sheridan Polosak Williams Rusere

 

All 4 Semi-Final teams had their exciting journey on the league stage. Australia dominated everyone and won all their 7 matches. South Africa held their nerves and won 5 of their 7 matches in close fashion. England made an impressive comeback winning 4 in a trot after losing the first 3 games. And, West Indies had a roller coaster journey as they upset a couple of big teams, lost some matches in big margins, and rain gods came to their aid to seal their spot to the Semi-Finals.

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With all these exciting experiences, expect the teams to go full in the Semi-Finals on Wednesday and Thursday.

2022 Women’s World Cup Semi-Finals

30th March – Australia vs West Indies – Wellington – 3.30 AM IST

31st March – South Africa vs England – Christchurch – 6.30 AM IST

Source: ICC-Cricket.com

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