Australian Umpire Claire Polosak Set to Officiate in Pakistan vs West Indies Women’s Series

Australian Umpire Claire Polosak Set to Officiate in Pakistan vs West Indies Women's Series

News by “Sports Reporter”

Australia’s Claire Polosak is set to serve as an on-field umpire in all eight white-ball matches between Pakistan and West Indies women’s cricket teams, scheduled to take place in Karachi from April 18 to May 3.

The West Indies women’s cricket team is expected to arrive in Karachi on April 14 for a series comprising three ODIs against Pakistan’s women’s team, which will form part of the ICC Women’s Championship 2022-25, along with five T20Is. All eight matches are scheduled to be held at the National Bank Stadium.

In the ODI series, former Test batter and esteemed member of the PCB and ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees, Ali Naqvi, will lead the playing control team, while Muhammad Javed, also part of the PCB and ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees, will oversee the playing control team for the T20I series.

Joining Claire Polosak on the field during the ODIs will be Abdul Moqeet, Imran Jawed, and Nasir Hussain, all esteemed members of the PCB Elite Panel of Umpires. Serving as reserve umpires for the ODI series will be Saleema Imtiaz and Humairah Farah, both part of the PCB Women’s Panel of Umpires.

For the five T20Is scheduled from April 26 to May 3, Claire Polosak will be joined by Faisal Afridi (ICC and PCB Elite Panel of Umpires), Farooq Ali Khan, and Tariq Rasheed, all part of the PCB Elite Panel of Umpires. Afia Amin, Humairah, and Saleema will serve as reserve umpires in the T20I series.

The umpire and match referee appointments for each match in the series are as follows:

18 April – First ODI: Claire Polosak and Nasir Hussain (on-field umpires), Abdul Moqeet (third umpire), Saleema Imtiaz (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)

21 April – Second ODI: Claire Polosak and Abdul Moqeet (on-field umpires), Nasir Hussain (third umpire), Humairah Farah (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)

23 April – Third ODI: Claire Polosak and Imran Jawed (on-field umpires), Abdul Moqeet (third umpire), Saleema Imtiaz (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)

26 April – First T20I: Claire Polosak and Tariq Rasheed (on-field umpires), Nasir Hussain (third umpire), Humairah Farah (reserve umpire); Muhammad Javed (match referee)

28 April – Second T20I: Claire Polosak and Tariq Rasheed (on-field umpires), Imran Jawed (third umpire), Saleema Imtiaz (reserve umpire); Muhammad Javed (match referee)

30 April – Third T20I: Claire Polosak and Faisal Afridi (on-field umpires), Tariq Rasheed (third umpire), Afia Amin (reserve umpire); Muhammad Javed (match referee)

2 May – Fourth T20I: Claire Polosak and Farooq Ali Khan (on-field umpires), Imran Jawed (third umpire), Humairah Farah (reserve umpire); Muhammad Javed (match referee)

3 May – Fifth T20I: Claire Polosak and Faisal Afridi (on-field umpires), Farooq Ali Khan (third umpire), Afia Amin (reserve umpire); Muhammad Javed (match referee)

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