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Dharmasena, Erasmus among umpires for World Cup final

Umpires Kumar Dharmasena and Maraia Erasmus will be the on-field umpires for the final this Sunday. Photo: Reuters 

The final showdown of the Cricket World Cup 2019 is just under 48 hours and the umpires of the highly awaited clash have been announced.

A Tweet shared by ESPNcricinfo revealed the match officials whom will oversee the final between New Zealand and England.

Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and South Africa's Maraia Erasmus have been appointed as the on-field umpires. The officials had committed a blunder during the second semi-final between England and Australia and dismissed Jason Roy, which later confirmed to be a mistake.

Rod Tucker from Australia will be the third umpire whereas, Pakistan's Aleem Dar will be the fouth to officiate the match.

Ranjan Madugalle of Sri Lanka has been appointed as match referee for the electric clash.

All the above mentioned officials were also a part of the second semi-final.