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Same officials to handle Cricket World Cup final as did semi

March 27, 2015

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The umpiring group from the Cricket World Cup semifinal between Australia and India have been selected to reprise their role in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

The International Cricket Council said Friday that Kumar Dharmasena of Sri Lanka and Richard Kettleborough of England would be the on-field umpires for the final between Australia and New Zealand.

The third umpire will be Marais Erasmus of South Africa and the match referee Ranjan Madugalle of Sri Lanka.

All four officials worked the Sydney Cricket Ground semifinal on Friday which Australia won by 95 runs.

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