BCCI introduces A+ class for umpires; Nitin Menon, a part of Anil Chaudhary Group

ICC Elite Panel member Nitin Menon is amongst 10 officers who’ve been positioned within the newly launched A+ class of BCCI umpires.

Nitin Menon, together with ten different officers, are grouped within the A+ class (Twitter photograph)


  • BCCI introduces new A+ class for its umpires
  • Nitin Menon, together with ten different officers, are A+ Class . positioned in
  • The whole checklist was offered within the assembly of the Apex Council on Thursday.

The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday launched a brand new A+ class for its umpires and Nitin Menon has been positioned within the class together with ten different officers.

The 4 worldwide umpires within the A+ class are Anil Choudhary, Madangopal Jayaraman, Virender Kumar Sharma and KN Ananthapadabhanan. Rohan Pandit, Nikhil Patwardhan, Sadashiv Iyer, Ulhas Gandhe and Navdeep Singh Sidhu are additionally a part of the A+ class.

There are twenty umpires in Group A, together with C Shamshuddin, 60 in Group B, 46 in Group C and 11 in Group D who fall within the 60-65 age group.

The complete checklist was offered on the Apex Council assembly on Thursday following the work carried out by former worldwide umpires Hariharan, Sudhir Asnani and Amish Saheba and members of the BCCI Umpires Sub-Committee.

Umpires within the A+ and A classes are paid Rs 40,000 per day for first-class video games, whereas these within the B and C classes are paid Rs 30,000 per day. Although the checklist was offered as ‘umpires’ gradations’, a BCCI official clarified to PTI that the board has made the teams.

“It’s not grading. With A+ there are teams being the brand new class. A+ and A, one can say the cream of Indian umpires. Umpires in B and C class are additionally good.” When delegating duties in home occasions With regards to Ranji Trophy beginning on the prime, the group-wise seeding will likely be given. The grouping has been carried out after reviewing the efficiency of the 2021-2022 season,” stated the official.

The board has not added to its checklist of umpires since 2018. With the specter of COVID-19 mitigating, the BCCI has determined to carry the complete home season after two years. The board plans to prepare 1832 video games of age group in males’s and ladies’s cricket, a widespread observe.

The usual of Indian umpires is usually criticized within the extremely watched IPL. Just one Indian Menon is a part of the ICC Elite Panel.

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