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G.S. Lakshmi of India First Woman ICC Match Referee

G.S. Lakshmi of India has become the first woman to be appointed to the International Cricket Council's (ICC's) International Panel of Match Referee.
G.S. Lakshmi of India First Woman ICC Match Referee

Details:

  • She will be eligible to take charge in international games with immediate effect.
  • Lakshmi, (now aged 51) was first appointed as a match referee in domestic women's cricket in 2008-09.
  • As a referee she has overseen three women's ODI matches and three women's T20I matches.

About the International Cricket Council (ICC):

  • It is the global governing body of cricket and was earlier named as 'Imperial Cricket Conference'.
  • It was founded in 1909 by representatives from South Africa, Australia and England.
  • It is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Question:

Q. Which Indian has become the first woman to be appointed to the International Cricket Council's (ICC's) International Panel of Match Referee?
a. S.S. Lakshmi
b. G.M. Lakshmi
c. G.S. Lakshmi
d. A.S. Lakshmi
G.S. Lakshmi of India First Woman ICC Match Referee G.S. Lakshmi of India First Woman ICC Match Referee Reviewed by Neha on May 17, 2019 Rating: 5

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