Third only Umpire as Century Caps

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 | 0

The platform were made up for Aleem Dar. The waiting was only for time. At Current test series among South Africa and England in South Africa, Aleem Dar is in field as Umpire for second test. As a result only as 3rd Umpire of ICC elite panel, Aleem Dar reach this milestone.

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Aleem Dar were made his debut against Bangladesh and now at the age of 47 he named himself besides Steve Bucknor and Rudi Koertzen.

At 2nd January, South Africa and England were on Cape Town for the 2nd match of 4 match series. After the 1st match of the series at Durban, Aleem Dar finished with 99 test. But Aleem Dar started his career of Umpire on 2003 by the Umpiring of Bangladesh and England match.

Before this Steve Bucknor from West Indies was the first umpire to reach this milestone from 1989-2009.  And South African Rudi Koertzen from 1992 to 2010 achieved this milestone. Still Bucknor is the top of this list with 128 matches umpiring and 108 matches for Koertzen. Darrel Hopper from Australia (1998-2011) with 95 match is the 4th of that list. And great English umpire David Shepherd in the 5ht of the list with 92 goals.

But in current Umpire no one is nearest to Aleem Dar’s 100 match among ICC elite panel. Among Current umpire, Ian Gould is the 2nd place with 48 matches umpiring.

The 3 times best ICC elite panel Umpire of the year Aleem Dar have also 178 ODI umpiring matches and 35 T20’s so far besides 100 test.

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