ALEEM DAR

  • We discussed taking players off due to lightning: Broad March 23, 2014

    England cricket captain Stuart Broad said he and New Zealand counterpart Brendon McCullum considered taking their players off the field due to fears they could be struck by lightning in their World Twenty20 clash on Saturday. Heavy rain forced the players off after 5.2 overs of New Zealand's innings, with McCullum's...
  • Rain washes out first ODI between England and Australia September 6, 2013

    Leeds: The first one-day international between England and Australia in Leeds was washed out on Friday, as heavy and persistent rain flooded the ground and ruined any chance of play. Umpires Aleem Dar and Richard Illingworth had little option but to abandon hopes of any play taking place after inspecting the...
  • Michael Clarke's warning to umpire ends bitter Ashes August 26, 2013

    Skipper Michael Clarke told umpire Aleem Dar not to touch him as the fifth and final Ashes Test ended in an acrimonious draw, Australian media revealed Monday. Clarke's exchange with the umpires hit the headlines after bad light ended England's dramatic late bid to run down the target set by the...
  • The Ashes: ICC admits umpires made seven errors, but defends DRS July 16, 2013

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has come out in support of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), which was not found consistent, during the Trent Bridge Test between England and Australia. The ICC conducted a review of the decisions and said that DRS has improved by 5.5 percent since 201213....
  • Has ball changing cost Aleem Dar Champions Trophy final? June 22, 2013

    Birmingham: Aleem Dar has apparently lost the opportunity of officiating Sunday's Champions Trophy final after his role in the changing the ball during England's defeat to Sri Lanka at the group stage. The threetime ICC's best umpire of the year has been demoted to the fourth umpire's position for the title...
  • ICC confirms umpires for Champions Trophy semifinals June 18, 2013

    London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday the umpires and match officials for the Champions Trophy semifinals. For hosts England's match against South Africa at The Oval in London on Wednesday, the onfield umpires will be Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and Australia's Rod Tucker, with Tucker's compatriot Bruce Oxenford...
  • Dhoni's behaviour with Dar unacceptable: Inzamam, Moin December 7, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captains Moin Khan and InzamamulHaq have criticised Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for arguing with umpire Aleem Dar during the ongoing Test series against England, saying his behaviour was "unacceptable" and the ICC should have taken him to task. "I am not at all surprised that the ICC...
  • Aleem Dar brushes off retirement calls November 29, 2012

    Karachi: Top Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar on Thursday said he would not retire in the wake his criticism for some poor decisions during the IndiaEngland Mumbai Test, saying he has moved on. Dar said he would retire from the game the day he feels he cannot do his duties as international...
  • Shane Warne panders to Indians: Inzamam November 28, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan cricket captain InzamamulHaq has hit out at the exAustralia spin king Shane Warne for criticising Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar for his bad decision during the recentlyconcluded second Test between India and England in Mumbai. "The way I look at it Warne has targeted Aleem Dar just to gain...
  • ICC to honour Dar for officiating in 150 ODIs June 30, 2012

    London: Elite Panel umpire Aleem Dar has been honoured by the ICC for becoming only the seventh man to officiate in 150 ODIs, a feat he achieved when he took the field for the 1st onedayer between England and Australia here. To mark the achievement, Javagal Srinath of the Elite Panel...