Nitin Menon of India: Youngest Umpire to enter ICC Elite Panel
On June 29, 2020, Nitin Menon of India became the youngest member of ICC (International Cricket Council) “Elite Panel of Umpires”.
Nitin replaced Nigel Llong of England. He will act as one of the panel members in the upcoming 2020-21 season of ICC cricket.
Nitin Menon is an Indian Cricketer and umpire. He represented Madhya Pradesh in List A cricket. He had participated in Ranji Trophy and also in Sheffield Shield of Australia.
List A Cricket
List A Cricket is a classification of limited over sport of cricket. It includes One Day International matches as well. Along with Twenty20 and first-class cricket, List A is one of the three major forms of cricket.
The first-class cricket is the highest-standard of domestic and international matches. It consists of three or more days of schedule.
Elite Panel of ICC Umpires
It is a panel of umpires appointed by the International Cricket Council. It was established in 2002. It was formed to reform the way international cricket is being umpired.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Sports Current Affairs