CAPETOWN: Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar is all set to change history of Pakistan cricket as he will supervise 100th Test match of his career, TheNewsTribe.com reported.
Aleem Dar will supervise his 100th Test match during second Test match of the series between South Africa and England.
He will become first Pakistani and will become only the third member of the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires to reach the 100-Test mark when he takes to the field to officiate in the second Test between South Africa and England on Saturday at Newlands. supervise umpire to supervise 100 Test matches.
Aleem Dar said that Pakistan Cricket Board and International Cricket Council support him through out his career.
Aleem was selected in the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires in 2004. Since then, he has gone on to become one of the leading and most respected umpires in world cricket and was named as the ICC Umpire of the Year in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
In 2011, Aleem was awarded Pride of Performance, Pakistan’s highest civil award, while in 2013, he received Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence), Pakistan’s third-highest civil award.