Barbadian umpire Gregory Brathwaite to stand in Sri Lanka Test

By Sports Desk March 01, 2021
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Barbadian umpire Gregory Brathwaite is likely to stand in a Test between the West Indies and Sri Lanka later this month, media reports say.

If he does, it will be the first time in almost a quarter-century that a Barbadian umpire will stand in a Test match.

The 51-year-old made his debut in the One-Day International format in the 2011-2013 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Championship. He has since gone on to umpire in 44 ODIs and 28 Twenty20s.

A member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) International Panel of Umpires and Referees representing the West Indies, Brathwaite was, in January 2018, named as one of the 17 on-field umpires for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In October that year, he was named as one of the 12 on-field umpires for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20.

 In February 2020, the ICC named him as one of the umpires to officiate in matches during the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

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