Kim Cotton

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Kim Cotton
Personal information
Full nameKim Diane Cotton
Born (1978-02-24) 24 February 1978 (age 44)
Auckland, New Zealand
RoleUmpire
Umpiring information
WODIs umpired8 (2019–2021)
WT20Is umpired36 (2018–2022)
Source: Cricinfo, 7 August 2022

Kim Cotton (born 24 February 1978) is a New Zealand cricket umpire.[1][2][3] In August 2018, she stood in matches in the 2018–19 ICC World Twenty20 East Asia-Pacific Qualifier tournament, and the following month was added to the Development Panel of ICC Umpires.[4][5][6]

In October 2018, she was named as one of the twelve on-field umpires for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20.[7] In May 2019, the International Cricket Council (ICC) named her as one of the eight women on the ICC Development Panel of Umpires.[8][9] In August 2019, she was named as one of the umpires to officiate in matches during the 2019 ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament in Scotland.[10]

In February 2020, the ICC named her as one of the umpires to officiate in matches during the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia.[11] Cotton was also named as one of the two on-field umpires for the final of the tournament.[12] In February 2022, she was named as one of the on-field umpires for the 2022 Women's Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.[13][14] On 1 April 2022, the ICC named Cotton as one of the on-field umpires for the final of the tournament.[15]

References

  1. ^ "Kim Cotton". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Reward for Canterbury Umpire – Kim Cotton". Canterbury Cricket. Archived from the original on 5 September 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  3. ^ "All-woman umpire appointment another historic moment for NZ women's cricket". Stuff. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Kim Cotton added to ICC Development Panel of Umpires". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Kim Cotton selected for ICC Umpires Panel". New Zealand Cricket. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Kim Cotton selected for ICC Umpires Panel". Cricket Country. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  7. ^ "11th team for next month's ICC Women's World T20 revealed". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  8. ^ "ICC welcomes first female match referee and boosts numbers on development panel". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  9. ^ "GS Lakshmi becomes first woman to be ICC match referee". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Match official appointments and squads announced for ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  11. ^ "ICC announces Match Officials for all league matches". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 12 February 2020.
  12. ^ "Kim Cotton, Ahsan Raza umpires for India-Australia Women's T20 World Cup final". The Statesman. PTI. 6 March 2020. Archived from the original on 6 March 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  13. ^ "Eight women among 15 Match Officials named for ICC World Cup 2022". Women's CricZone. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  14. ^ "Match officials chosen for ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  15. ^ "Match Officials for Final confirmed". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 1 April 2022.

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