Calcutta: Amiesh Saheba was on Tuesday named as the on-field umpire along with South Africas Rudi Koertzen and Mark Benson of England for the Test series between New Zealand and the West Indies that begins in Dunedin from Thursday.
Javagal Srinath of the ICC Elite Panel was named Match Referee for the one-day as well as Test series, according to an ICC release.
The ICC also decided to carry on the ongoing trials of the umpire decision review system in the upcoming Test series.
Melbourne: Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) has endorsed Englands decision to return to terror-struck India and claimed Ricky Pontings team would have done the same thing in these circumstances.
Buenos Aires: Birthday boy and captain Diwakar Ram struck a hat-trick to gift India 3-2 win over world champions Argentina in their opening Under-21 hockey Test match at the Ciudad Club de Buenos Aires here.
New York: Paul Azinger, who led the US Ryder Cup team to victory this year to end a three-match winning streak by Europe, will not be returning as captain for the 2010 matches in Wales.
The PGA of America is expected to name the US Ryder Cup captain for 2010 this week.
London: Triple major winner Padraig Harrington has been named the European Tour player of the year for the second year in succession.
Rome: Torino have sacked coach Gianni De Biasi and re-appointed his predecessor Walter Novellino, the Serie A strugglers said on their website on Monday.
New Delhi: Former India football captain Parminder Singh had a miraculous escape last Saturday when he met with a road accident in Punjab.
Madrid: Five times major winner Seve Ballesteros has been discharged following a series of operations on a brain tumour, his hospital in Madrid said on Tuesday.
Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian striker Ronaldo has agreed to join Sao Paulo-based Corinthians after recovering from a serious knee-injury suffered last February.