Who is cricket umpire Nitin Menon, biography, age, family, wife and salary

Who is cricket umpire Nitin Menon, biography, age, family, wife and salary

Here is all you need to know about former Indian cricket player Nitin Menon including his age, career, bio and salary

In the twenty-fifth IPL 2024 match at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Indians just overthrew Royal Challengers Bengaluru by seven wickets and 27 deliveries left.

Meanwhile, the match will be remembered for a controversy that happened during MI vs RCB. The Internet is divided over a recent controversy about the IPL 2024 season, with fans taking opposing positions in lieu of what happened.

Who is cricket umpire Nitin Menon, biography, age, family, wife and salary details

One fan wrote:

Another wrote:

Faf du Plessis swatted at a wide yorker from Jasprit Bumrah before the ball reached keeper Ishan Kishan in the 17th over of the match. While MI was appealing for a caught behind dismissal, the hitters managed to sneak in a single, but umpire Menon did not raise his finger.


Because MI had already used their review quote, the Mumbai based franchise couldn’t ask for more. Additionally, after Dinesh Karthik requested a review of the ball that Akash Madhwal had delivered, the umpire declined to give him a waist-high no-ball during the last over of the RCB innings.

This also confused Virat Kohli just like other fans on internet and he was seen unhappy with the decision.

Who is Nitin Menon?

Nitin Narendra Menon is an Indian retired cricket player and match official who was born on November 2, 1983 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.


A look at Nitin Menon’s career

Nitin was a right-handed batsman who played List A cricket for Madhya Pradesh. He has overseen games in Australia’s Sheffield Shield and Ranji Trophy in 2015–16. The 40-year-old was promoted to the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires in June 2020, taking Nigel Llong’s place.

As an umpire, Menon officiated in his first Twenty20 International (T20I) match between England and India on January 26, 2017. Additionally, his first One Day International (ODI) as an umpire was officiated in 2017 on March 15.

Menon was also selected among the 12 on-field umpires for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 and the following year, he officiated the Indian Premier League championship match alomgside Ian Gould. The same year, he was one of the umpire for Afghanistan and the West Indies.

In 2022, Menon was selected as one of the umpires for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. In 2023, he was among the 16 match officials for the 2023 World Cup.


Nitin Menon’s wife and family

Nitin Menon is married. However, his wife’s name is not known. He is the son of former umpire Narendra Menon.

Nitin Menon’s salary

According to Cric Today’s salary, Nitin Menon’s salary in 2023 was reported to be around Rs.40,000 rupees per game as he’s a part of ICC’s elite panel member.