Dubai:England's Chris Broad was on Tuesday named as the match referee for the forthcoming seven-match one-day international series between India and Australia starting in Vadodara on Sunday.
The International Cricket Council has appointed Englishman Mark Benson as on-field umpire along with a local appointment for the first four matches of the series, while Sri Lanka's Asoka de Silva will replace Benson in the last three ODIs.
Apart from the India-Australia series, the ICC also named officials for Zimbabwe's tour to Bangladesh for a five-match ODI series and the limited overs series between Pakistan and New Zealand in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
The Zimbabwe-Bangladesh series will be refereed by Sri Lanka's Ranjan Madugalle while Aleem Dar will officiate the matches along with a local appointment.
Meanwhile, Zimbabwe's Andy Pycroft will be the match referee for Pakistan and New Zealand's three ODIs and two Twenty20 Internationals series from November 3-13.
Bruce Oxenford of Australia will stand in the ODIs along with a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointment while the T20Is will be umpired entirely by the PCB appointees.