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Aleem Dar receives guard of Honor After Final Test as Umpire

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – AUGUST 04: Umpire Aleem Dar during day four of the First Specsavers Ashes Test Match between England and Australia at Edgbaston on August 04, 2019 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Visionhaus)

Aleem Dar last month decided to step down from the International Cricket Council (ICC) elite panel of umpires after 19 years of serving in the post . The 54-year-old last appeared in charge during the one-off Test between Bangladesh and Ireland, which ended in a seven-wicket victory for the hosts on the final day.

Players from both sides, along with Dar’s fellow umpire, waved goodbye to him as he walked off the field at the end of the game.

Aleem Dar was appointed to the ICC International Panel of Umpires in 2002 and officially he started his career in 2003 ICC Men Cricket World Cup in South Africa, later he was a part of elite panel of ICC attributors in 2004. Aleem Dar was first Pakistani Umpire as working in Elite body.

He has a record of umpiring in 436 international matches, including four World Cup finals.

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