Joel Wilson (umpire)

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Joel Wilson
Poised for the start of Day 4 of the 3rd Test of the 2019 Ashes; umpire Joel Wilson (48630622833) (cropped).jpg
Wilson umpiring during the 2019 Ashes
Personal information
Full nameJoel Sheldon Wilson
Born (1966-12-30) 30 December 1966 (age 53)
Siparia, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Umpiring information
Tests umpired19 (2015–2020)
ODIs umpired66 (2011–2020)
T20Is umpired26 (2012–2018)
Source: Cricinfo, 22 February 2020

Joel Sheldon Wilson (born 30 December 1966) is an international cricket umpire from Trinidad and Tobago.[1] Wilson is currently a member of the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, representing the West Indies.[2] He stands in matches of all the three formats of international cricketTests, One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is).

Umpiring career[edit]

Joel Wilson was one of the twenty umpires selected to stand in matches during the 2015 Cricket World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand.[3] Wilson served as an on-field umpire in three matches in Australia during the tournament. A few months later, Wilson stood in his first Test match as an umpire in the match between Bangladesh and South Africa at Chittagong from 21–25 July 2015.[4]

In April 2019, he was named as one of the sixteen umpires to stand in matches during the 2019 Cricket World Cup.[5][6] In July 2019, Wilson was promoted to the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires following the retirement of Ian Gould and the exclusion of Sundaram Ravi.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Player profile: Joel Wilson from West Indies". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  2. ^ "ICC names two new umpires in elite panel for 2019-20". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  3. ^ "ICC announces match officials for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015". ICC Cricket. 2 December 2014. Archived from the original on 4 April 2015. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  4. ^ "South Africa tour of Bangladesh, 1st Test: Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Jul 21-25, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Match officials for ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 announced". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Umpire Ian Gould to retire after World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Michael Gough, Joel Wilson added to ICC Elite umpires panel; S Ravi omitted". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 July 2019.

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