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Umpire Aleem Dar equals Steve Bucknor world record

India Today – Pakistan umpire Aleem Dar on Thursday equalled Steve Bucknor’s world record of officiating in 128 Test matches during the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord’s.

Summary

  • Pakistan umpire Aleem Dar on Thursday equalled Steve Bucknor’s world record of officiating in 128 Test matches during the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord’s.
  • “It’s a great honour to equal the number of Test matches of my role model, umpire Steve Bucknor,” 51-year-old Dar was quoted as saying in an ICC tweet.
  • “It’s a great honour to equal the number of Test matches of my role model, umpire Steve Bucknor,” ICC quoted Aleem Dar as saying.
  • “I am thankful to Almighty God, ICC, PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board), my colleagues, my coaches, my club P&T and especially thanks to my family as without their help it was not easy to achieve this.”
  • Dar made his Test debut in a match between Bangladesh and England in Dhaka in October 2003 and officiated in 376 matches across three formats.


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