India’s GS Lakshmi is all set to create history as the first female match referee to oversee a men’s One-Day International in the opening match of the third series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 in the United Arab Emirates.

The 51-year-old Umpire will be overseeing the third series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 with the opening match taking place on 8 December between United Arab Emirates and the United States of America at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The competition which is on the Road to India 2023 looks to provide development opportunities for officials.

The achievement comes months after Lakshmi was appointment as the first woman onto the ICC International Panel of Match Referees on May 14, 2019. 

SOURCE – ZEE NEWS

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