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Harper, de Silva removed from Elite Panel

Kumar Dharmasena and Richard Kettleborough have been promoted to the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, replacing Daryl Harper and Asoka de Silva

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Umpires in the World Cup

No quarter-final role for umpire Asoka de Silva

Asoka de Silva's future on the elite panel of umpires is in serious doubt after he was overlooked for the World Cup quarter-finals

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Umpires in the World Cup

Asoka de Silva dropped from crucial matches

Asoka de Silva, whose decision-making has come in for intense criticism during the World Cup, will not officiate in a couple of key games that he was originally scheduled to stand in

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World Cup 2011

Porterfield reprimanded for criticising umpire

Ireland captain William Porterfield has been officially reprimanded for speaking out about umpire Asoka de Silva's decision to give Gary Wilson out lbw in Ireland's loss to West Indies in Mohali last Friday

Ireland v West Indies, Group B, World Cup 2011, Mohali

Porterfield slams Wilson lbw decision

Umpiring in the World Cup has run into fresh controversy with William Porterfield criticising Asoka de Silva's decision to give Gary Wilson out lbw despite replays showing he had offered a shot and was hit outside the line

Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Sydney, 5th day

Doubt but out

Cricinfo presents the plays of the day from the fifth day of the third Test between Australia and South Africa in Sydney

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Sri Lankan and Australian expand pool to 12 umpires

Asoka de Silva and Steve Davis promoted to Elite Panel

The Sri Lankan umpire Asoka de Silva and Steve Davis of Australia have been promoted to ICC's Elite Panel, following the body's decision to expand the pool from 10 to 12 umpires

Umpire Asoka for two Tests in Pakistan

For the first time in Sri Lanka's cricket history international umpire Asoka de Silva has been assigned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to officiate in two Tests of a three-Test series between Pakistan and New Zealand commencing next month