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Broad match referee for India-Sri Lanka series

January 21, 2009 16:26 IST

England's Chris Broad was on Wednesday named match referee for India's one-day series against Sri Lanka, starting later this month.

South Africa's Brian Jerling has been named the on-field umpire.

Jerling will stand in all the five matches along with local appointments, the ICC said in a statement.

The five-match series between India and Sri Lanka gets underway in Dambulla on January 28.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka's Roshan Mahanama will oversee the five ODIs between Australia and New Zealand, starting February 1.

Controversial West Indian Steve Bucknor will stand in all five matches with local appointments.