LAHORE – global-famend Pakistani cricket umpire Aleem Dar on Wednesday said that he began umpiring watching Windies umpire Steve Bucknor.

speaking at a rite held in Lahore in his honor on Wednesday, he said that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have to deliver critical settlement to at least 20 umpires.

Dar said that he has been umpiring for the closing 15 years and demanded the government to increase umpiring fee for domestic match to Rs10,000.



in advance, officiating inside the 2nd Ashes take a look at on the Lord’s Cricket ground in London, Aleem Dar equaled West Indies’ Steve Bucknor’s document of officiating inside the maximum range of take a look at suits.

the ongoing England as opposed to Australia test turned into the 51-12 months-vintage Dar’s 128th test as an umpire.

“It’s a first-rate honour to identical the wide variety of check suits of my role model, umpire Steve Bucknor,” Dar turned into quoted as saying in an ICC tweet.

The Bangladesh versus England take a look at in October 2003 in Dhaka become Dar’s first take a look at in shape as an umpire. Up to now, he has officiated in 376 matches throughout the three codecs of the sport.

while Dar and Bucknor are at the pinnacle of the listing, Rudi Koertzen of South Africa is on the second one spot, having stood in 108 test fits earlier than he announced his retirement from umpiring in 2010. Koertzen stays handiest the third umpire to have officiated in more than hundred exams.

Coming to Lord’s check, after a washout on the first Day of the second one check, Australia are within the driving force’s seat, having ran thru the england top and middle-order.