Aleem Dar

Aleem Dar set to break Steve Bucknor’s record for most Tests as umpire

The 51-year-old will stand in his 129th Test match as an on-field umpire since making his debut in Dhaka in 2003 during England’s tour of Bangladesh.

Dec 11, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

ICC congratulates umpire Aleem Dar on completing 200 ODIs

Dar, 50, first officiated in an ODI in his hometown of Gujranwala in 2000 when he stood in a match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. 

May 08, 2019, 00:18 AM IST

ICC appoints officer to hear Dinesh Chandimal's appeal against being charged for ball tampering

Dinesh Chandimal had been charged by the ICC after video evidence indicated that he applied saliva to the ball shortly after putting what the ICC suggested was a sweet into his mouth. 

Jun 22, 2018, 12:38 PM IST

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal gets 1-Test suspension for ball tampering

Dinesh Chandimal suspended for final Test against the Windies after on-field umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould, and third umpire Richard Kettleborough had charged him for changing the condition of the ball.

Jun 20, 2018, 14:19 PM IST

Dinesh Chandimal sweats as Sri Lanka and West Indies draw 2nd Test

Kraigg Brathwaite helps West-Indies to a draw a second Test match at Darren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia against Sri-Lanka.

Jun 19, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

Dinesh Chandimal denies ball tampering, ICC hearing after 2nd Test between Sri-Lanka and West-Indies

 On-field umpires had charged Dinesh Chandimal after the third day's play on Saturday for changing the condition of the ball

Jun 18, 2018, 10:32 AM IST

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged over ball-tampering

Play started two hours late on Saturday after the Sri Lankans, led by Chandimal, refused to take the field following a decision by umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould.

Jun 17, 2018, 16:57 PM IST

WATCH: Cool Aleem Dar diffuses Steve Smith-James Anderson Ashes tension in style

Ahead of the match, Anderson had called the Australians bully. Smith replied by calling him “one of the biggest sledgers”.

Dec 02, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

Pakistan umpire Aleem Dar creates world record for officiating most International matches

Dar has also been named ICC Umpire Of the Year on three occasions - 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Jan 03, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar not be a part of 5-match Test series between India and England

The India-England 5-match Test series will start on November 9 with first match taking place in Rajkot.

Oct 31, 2016, 16:34 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Australia: Thisara Perera penalised, Mitchell Starc reprimanded for ICC code of conduct breaches

After the conclusion of the match, which Sri Lanka won by 82 runs to level the five-match series.

Aug 25, 2016, 18:32 PM IST

WATCH: Virat Kohli floors Pakistan cricket fans with touching message for Aleem Dar's son

The 27-year-old has played multiple match-winning knocks against Pakistan.

Jul 28, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

SHOCKING! Pakistan umpire Aleem Dar's sons involved in major controversy in Scotland - Read full story

Ali and Hassan Dar, aged 18 and 16, falsely claimed to have been born in Glasgow and not Pakistan.

Apr 30, 2016, 09:38 AM IST

England fast bowler Stuart Broad fined for telling umpire Aleem Dar to 'just get on with the game'

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 30% of his match fee for telling umpire Aleem Dar to "just get on with the game" during the fourth day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands.

Jan 07, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Ramiz Raja surprised at ICC withdrawing Aleem Dar from Ind-SA series

Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has expressed surprise over the decision of the ICC to withdraw Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar from the India and South Africa series.

Oct 22, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

Pakistan withdraws from next year's blind cricket Asia Cup in India

Pakistan on Wednesday withdrew from the Asia Cup for blind cricketers to be held in India next year, claiming threats to the security of the players.

Oct 21, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

India vs SA 2015: S Ravi replaces Aleem Dar for 4th ODI

In a protocol deviation, India's S Ravi today replaced Aleem Dar as the umpire for the fourth cricket one-dayer between India and South Africa in Chennai after the Pakistani official had to be withdrawn from the series owing to security concerns.

Oct 20, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Security concerns force Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar to leave India before Mumbai ODI

Former Pakistan cricketers Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar won't be present in the commentary box in Mumbai for the fifth ODI between India and South Africa.

Oct 20, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

India vs South Africa: After Shiv Sena's threat, ICC withdraws Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar from remaining ODIs

After Shiv Sena members reportedly threatened to stop Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar from officiating in the fifth India versus South Africa ODI in Mumbai on October 25, the International Cricket Council (ICC) withdrew him from the remaining series.

Oct 19, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Horrors of 2009 attack still haunts Ahsan Raza

Umpire Ahsan Raza, who survived the deadly militants attack on the Sri Lankan team and match officials in Lahore six years ago, still remembers the day as a nightmare.

May 18, 2015, 20:58 PM IST