The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) congratulated umpire Aleem Dar on reaching the historic 200-ODI milestone when he took the field in Dublin for the match between Bangladesh and the Windies.
Seasoned campaigner and well-liked amongst all nations, Aleem is one of the most respected and non-controversial umpires in the game. The 50-year-old is part of the umpiring panel for the upcoming World Cup, may become ODI’s most capped umpire during the event.
PCB Managing Director, Wasim Khan, said: “On behalf of the PCB and all cricket fans, I want to congratulate Aleem on the magnificent achievement of officiating in 200 ODIs. This feat is a testament to Aleem’s skill, judgement and commitment to excellence.”
Wasim termed Aleem as an inspiration to all youngsters and retired cricketers who are seeking opportunities within the game. Reflecting back on his 19-year long journey, Aleem said that it was tough for him and he thanked his family for supporting him throughout.