Nitin Menon, who has officiated in 3 Assessments, 24 ODIs and 16 T20Is, is the one Indian within the 12-member ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for 2020-21 season.
Nitin Menon has up to now officiated in 24 ODIs and 16 T20Is (AFP Picture)
Nitin Menon turns into solely the third Indian umpire to be picked for ICC Elite PanelNitin Menon has officiated in 3 Assessments, 24 ODIs and 16 T20Is so farLook ahead to the challenges and can do my finest at each alternative I get: Nitin Menon
Indian umpire Nitin Menon on Monday grew to become solely the third from the nation after Srinivas Venkatraghavan and Sundaram Ravi to be a part of the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) Elite Panel of Umpires.
Nitin Menon will change Nigel Llong within the 12-man ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for the 2020-21 season. 36-year-old Menon has up to now officiated in 3 Assessments, 24 ODIs and 16 T20Is and now has been elevated from the Emirates ICC Worldwide Panel of Umpires.
The choice panel that picked Menon had former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar together with ICC Normal Supervisor – Cricket, Geoff Allardice (Chairman) and match referees Ranjan Madugalle and David Boon.
It is an incredible honour: Nitin Menon
“It is an incredible honour and matter of pleasure for me to be named within the Elite panel. To be officiating repeatedly together with the main umpires and referees of the world is one thing that I all the time dreamt of and the sensation has but to sink in,” Nitin Menon stated, as quoted by the ICC.
“Having already officiated in Assessments, ODIs and T20Is in addition to in ICC occasions, I perceive the nice accountability that comes with the job. I sit up for the challenges and can do my finest at each alternative I get. I additionally really feel this can be a accountability on me to take Indian umpires ahead and assist them by sharing my experiences.
“I want to take this chance to thank the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Affiliation, BCCI and ICC for his or her help and believing in my capacity through the years. I’d additionally prefer to thank my household for his or her sacrifices and unconditional help all through my profession.”
‘Very constant performances’
Adrian Griffith, ICC Senior Supervisor Umpires and Referees: “Nitin has come by way of our pathway system with very constant performances. I congratulate him for being chosen to the Elite panel and want him continued success.”
Full record of ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for 2020-21 season
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