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Aleem Dar becomes first umpire to officiate on-field in 400 matches

DUBAI – Aleem Dar has now become the first umpire to officiate on-field in 400 international matches. The 52-year-old umpire recorded this feat on Saturday in the T20I match between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Aleem Dar already had the record of most appearances ...

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Umpire Aleem Dar set to break record for most Tests

LONDON: ICC Elite Panel Umpire Aleem Dar is set to break Steve Bucknor’s record of most Tests during the first Test between Australia and New Zealand in Perth today (Thursday).  The 51-year-old, who took up umpiring after playing first-class cricket in Pakistan, is standing in his 129th Test match as ...

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David Boon appointed match referee for Pak-Lanka series

DUBAI: Australia star David Boon has been appointed by the ICC as match referee for the upcoming Pakistan versus Sri Lanka ODI and T20I series to be played in Karachi and Lahore from 27 to 9 October. Boon, 58, played 107 Tests and 181 ODIs for Australia from 1984 to ...

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Aleem Dar grabs another honour, equals Steve Bucknor

LONDON: One of the world’s most renowned cricket umpire Aleem Dar grabbed another feat to his credit after he became the most experienced umpire in Test cricket. The second Ashes Test on Thursday, 15 August, proved to be Dar’s 128th Test match as an umpire. The 51 years old, Pakistani ...

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Smith to the rescue in Australia’s Ashes nightmare

BIRMIGHAM: Australia was staring down the barrel of an Ashes horror show before Steve Smith intervened, scoring the most satisfying ton of his career. Australia’s Ashes campaign started in awful fashion as it crumbled to 8/122 on the opening day of the first Test at Edgbaston before Steve Smith came ...

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Aleem Dar likely to supervise World Cup final

LONDON: Aleem Dar is likely to supervise the ICC World Cup final at Lord’s on July 14. Pakistani umpire, who is one of the eminent umpires on the International Cricket Council (ICC) panel, wasn’t picked to supervise the two semi-finals as an on field umpire. However, he has been assigned ...

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ICC, PCB congratulate Aleem Dar on completing 200 ODIs

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have congratulated Aleem Dar of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for completing 200 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) in the second match of the Ireland tri-series between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dublin on Tuesday. The 50-year-old Dar ...

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Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal charged over ball-tampering

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal was charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday over ball-tampering in the second Test against the West Indies in St Lucia. Play started two hours late on Saturday after the Sri Lankans, led by Chandimal, refused to take the field following a ...

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Virat Kohli’s special message for Aleem Dar

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket team captain, conveyed his wishes to Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar, who has opened a charitable restaurant at Lahore. Kohli, who is currently leading Indian team in the ongoing ODI series against South Africa, spoke from a gym in the Rainbow Nation and lauded Dar’s ...

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S.Africa v India: Dangerous wicket sees players leave field

JOHANNESBURG: In a simply shocking series of events, the third Test between the Proteas and India at Wanderers has been stopped because of the wicket being deemed too dangerous. There was still no official word on whether or not the match was to be abandoned, but the players were pulled ...

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