WICB MEDIA RELEASE: UMPIRE GREGORY BRATHWAITE TO OFFICIATE IN BANGLADESHMonday 21st November 2011
Umpire Gregory Brathwaite to officiate in Bangladesh
St John’s, Antigua – Barbadian umpire Gregory Brathwaite has travelled to Bangladesh and will officiate in three matches in that country’s domestic four day season.
Brathwaite who stood in matches in the English county last season is the latest beneficiary of the Umpire Exchange Programme among the West Indies Cricket Board, the English and Wales Cricket Board and the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
Guyanese umpire Nigel Duguid will stand in English county matches next season. The Trinidadian duo of Peter Nero and Joel Wilson successfully completed exchange stints in both England and Bangladesh as part of the programme. Both are now on the ICC International Panel of umpires while Brathwaite and Duguid are ICC Television Umpires.
The fourth round of the Bangladesh season ended today and the fifth round begins on November 21st with the seventh and final round ending on December 8th.
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