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INDvsSL: Umpire Richard Kettleborough to miss 3rd day's play

by Saurabh Sharma Nov 18, 2017 • 13:32 PM

Kolkata, Nov 18 (CRICKETNMORE): On-field English umpire Richard Kettleborough pulled out of third day's play between India and Sri Lanka on Saturday due to a throat infection.

The 44-year-old was replaced by third umpire Joel Wilson who accompanied Nigel Long on the field as India resumed play at 74/5 after two days were spoiled by rain and wet outfield, allowing only 32.5 overs of play.

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Long, from Trinidad, was replaced as TV umpire by fourth umpire Anil Chaudhary. A local umpire, Binod Thakur, will now act as the fourth umpire.

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