Aleem Dar      

Full name Aleem Sarwar Dar

Born June 6, 1968, Jhang, Punjab

Current age 46 years 350 days

Major teams Allied Bank, Gujranwala Cricket Association, Lahore, Pakistan Railways

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Other Umpire

Aleem Sarwar Dar
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 17 24 1 270 39 11.73 0 0 5 0
List A 18 12 3 179 37 19.88 0 0 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 17 740 378 11 3/19 34.36 3.06 67.2 0 0
List A 18 634 475 15 3/27 3/27 31.66 4.49 42.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1986/87 - 1997/98
List A span 1986/87 - 1997/98
Umpiring statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v England at Dhaka, Oct 21-25, 2003 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, Jan 2-6, 2015 scorecard
Test matches 94
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Gujranwala, Feb 16, 2000 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v India at Melbourne, Mar 19, 2015 scorecard
ODI matches 171
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), May 7, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Dec 5, 2014 scorecard
T20I matches 35
T20I statistics
Profile

As a middle-order batsman and legspinner, Aleem Dar's playing career spanned a decade without ever really taking off, but that is in stark contrast to his umpiring. In 2000 he stood in his first ODI aged 32 and within two years he had been appointed to the ICC panel. In 2003 he officiated in the World Cup, emerging with his reputation enhanced, and his Test debut followed in October of that year, immediately winning plaudits for making sounds decisions in tough matches in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It was not to anyone's surprise when, six months laterm he was promoted to the ICC's elite panel. Since then he has earned a reputation as one of the best, and with Simon Taufel he represents the pick of the younger officials. In April 2007 he stood in the World Cup final, but the farcical finale of that match - and his role in misinterpreting the rules regarding bad light - led to his suspension for the Twenty20 World Championships in September.

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Feb 14, 2015

Aleem Dar's lbw decision was overturned but the umpires decided James Anderson had been run out, Australia v England, Group A, World Cup 2015, Melbourne, February 14, 2015

Aleem Dar's lbw decision was overturned but the umpires decided James Anderson had been run out

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Mar 5, 2014

The umpires have a word with Michael Clarke about the state of the ball, South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day, March 5, 2014

The umpires have a word with Michael Clarke about the state of the ball

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Sep 11, 2013

Aleem Dar struggles to keep hold of his umbrella, England v Australia, 3rd NatWest ODI, Edgbaston, September 11, 2013

Aleem Dar struggles to keep hold of his umbrella

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Notes

ICC Umpire of the Year 2009, 2010, 2011

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd unofficial Test: Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A at Dambulla - May 20-23
Sri Lanka A 273 & 119/3 Pakistan A 580/8d
1st T20I: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore - May 22
Pakistan won by 5 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
2nd T20I: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore
May 24, 2015 (19:00 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT | 09:00 CDT | 07:00 PDT)
1st ODI: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore
May 26, 2015 (16:00 local | 11:00 GMT | 07:00 EDT | 06:00 CDT | 04:00 PDT)
2nd ODI: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore
May 29, 2015 (16:00 local | 11:00 GMT | 07:00 EDT | 06:00 CDT | 04:00 PDT)
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