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India’s GS Lakshmi set to become 1st woman match referee at global event


  • G.S. Lakshmi will become the first woman match referee to officiate at a global ICC event when the Women’s T20 World Cup starts in Australia from February 21.
  • She will officiate as match referee in league match of tournament to be played between former champions West Indies and first-timers Thailand on February 22 at WACA in Perth.
  • Last year, she had become 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.