World Cup 2023: The knockout matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 are scheduled to begin on November 15. The first semifinal match will be contested between India and New Zealand. The officials responsible for umpiring in this match have been decided by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

IND vs NZ World Cup 2023: The league stage matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 have concluded. Now, on November 15 and 16, the semifinal matches will take place. The first semifinal match will feature India against New Zealand, while the second semifinal will witness a face-off between South Africa and Australia. ICC has announced the match officials for these crucial encounters.

Umpires for IND vs NZ Match: In the match between hosts India and New Zealand, the on-field umpires will be Rod Tucker from Australia and Richard Illingworth from England. Notably, Rod Tucker will be officiating as an on-field umpire in his 100th One Day International (ODI) match. The third umpire for this match will be Joel Wilson, and the fourth umpire will be Adrian Holdstock. The match referee for this encounter will be Andy Pycroft. This implies that Richard Kettleborough, who officiated in some of India’s previous knockout matches, will not be umpiring this time.

Responsibilities for the Second Semifinal: In the match between South Africa and Australia, the on-field umpires will be Nitin Menon from India and Richard Kettleborough from England. The third umpire will be Chris Gaffaney, and the fourth umpire will be Michael Gough. Additionally, the match referee for this encounter will be Javagal Srinath.

Officials for the Semifinals:

Semifinal 1: India vs New Zealand, Wednesday, November 15, Mumbai On-field Umpires: Richard Illingworth and Rod Tucker Third Umpire: Joel Wilson Fourth Umpire: Adrian Holdstock Match Referee: Andy Pycroft

Semifinal 2: Australia vs South Africa, Thursday, November 16, Kolkata On-field Umpires: Richard Kettleborough and Nitin Menon Third Umpire: Chris Gaffaney Fourth Umpire: Michael Gough Match Referee: Javagal Srinath

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