The Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa will be the International Cricket Council’s first global event to be refereed entirely by women.
The 13 officials include 10 referees and three match referees, with England referees Sue Redfern and Anna Harris.
“We have built the pathways to ensure that more women have the opportunity to officiate at the highest level,” said ICC Chief Executive Wasim Khan.
The tournament begins on February 10, with England’s first match a day later.
South Africa will face Sri Lanka in the tournament opener, while England start against the West Indies on February 11 – defending champions Australia in action on the same day.
Among the officials, Harris, 24, is making his major ICC debut as the youngest member of the team.
ICC head of women’s cricket Snehal Pradhan added: “When young women and girls see it, they believe they can be. That’s just one of the reasons why having this panel of match officials is so special.”
Match officials at the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
Match referees: GS Lakshmi (India), Shandre Fritz (South Africa), Michell Pereira (Sri Lanka)
Referees: Sue Redfern (England), Eloise Sheridan (Australia), Claire Polosak (Australia), Jacqueline Williams (West Indies), Kim Cotton (New Zealand), Lauren Agenbag (South Africa), Anna Harris (England), Vrinda Rathi (India), N Janani (India), Nimali Perera (Sri Lanka)