Aleem Sarwar Dar (birth on June 6, 1968, in Jhang, Punjab) is a resigned Pakistani five-star cricketer and an individual from the ICC Elite umpire panel. He won three back-to-back ICC Umpire of the Year grants in 2009, 2010, and 2011, in the wake of being named two times in 2005 and 2006. Aleem Dar and Simon Taufel were the main umpires to have gotten the honor from its origin until 2012. He has played for Partnered Bank, Gujranwala Cricket Affiliation, Lahore, and Pakistan Rail lines as a right-given batsman and a leg-break bowler. Since his retirement as a player, he has acquired conspicuousness as one of the main umpires in global cricket. He was taught at Islamia School, Common Lines, Lahore.
As a center request batsman and legspinner, Aleem Dar’s playing profession spread over 10 years without at any point truly taking off, however that is an unmistakable difference from his umpiring. In 2000 he remained in his most memorable ODI matured 32 and in no less than two years he had been delegated to the ICC panel. In 2003 he administered On the planet Cup, arising with his standing improved, and his Test debut continued in October of that year, quickly winning praises for using sound judgment in extreme matches in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
It was not incredible when a half year later he was elevated to the ICC’s elite panel. From that point forward he has procured a standing as truly outstanding, and with Simon Taufel he addresses the pick of the more youthful authorities. In April 2007 he remained On the planet Cup last, however, the absurd finale of that match – and his job in confusing the standards concerning awful light – prompted his suspension for the Twenty20 Big showdowns in September.
Not at all like the greater part of his partners, Dar kept on playing the game, yet not at the most significant level, while remaining in global matches, and he purportedly scored 82 the day after umpiring a Test in Mumbai in 2004. He is less decisive than a portion of his partners too. He flags fours with a conservative wave and gives a gesture before giving a batsman out. That to the side, he stays inconspicuous, which is no terrible thing for an umpire.
Dar is most popular as a global cricket umpire. He made his global umpiring debut in an ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Gujranwala on February 16, 2000. In 2002 he turned into an individual from ICC’s Global Panel of umpires. He dazzled the ICC with his exact direction and decided to umpire at the ICC Cricket World Cup in mid-2003, where he was one of the better-performing umpires. His elevated requirement was again compensated when he was designated to remain in his most memorable Test match in October 2003; the match between Bangladesh and Britain at Dhaka. Throughout the following half year, he was delegated to remain in a few more Test matches, and as an unbiased umpire in ODI matches away from Pakistan.
In April 2004, he turned into the primary Pakistani to be important for the ICC Elite Umpire Panel. From that point forward he has been viewed as one of the top umpires, being named for the ICC Umpire of the year Grant in 2005 and 2006, even though he was beaten on the two events by the Australian Simon Taufel, who is additionally exceptionally respected. On 17 October 2007 Dar umpired in his 100th ODI (among India and Australia at Mumbai), making him the 10th umpire throughout the entire existence of cricket to arrive at that milestone. He arrived at the milestone in a record time, requiring only seven years, and turned into the primary Pakistani to direct in hundred years of One Day Internationals.
Dar has remained in various prominent matches, including a few India-Pakistan ODI matches and five Ashes Test matches. He was additionally one of the on-field umpires for the last of the 2006 ICC Champions Prize, remaining close by Rudi Koertzen. Nonetheless, the feature of his profession up to this point has been his arrangement to remain in the last of the 2007 Cricket World Cup among Australia and Sri Lanka, where he directed with Steve Bucknor. Dar was additionally chosen to remain in the last of the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 among Australia and Britain. He has, be that as it may, never remained in a Test match in Pakistan, since his arrangement in the global panel came after the presentation of unbiased umpires for Test matches.
In January 2005, Dar and his partner Steve Bucknor got demise dangers during a Test match between Britain and South Africa at Centurion. He was likewise engaged with a discussion during the 2007 Cricket World Cup last where he, alongside individual authorities Bucknor, Koertzen, Bowden, and Crowe knew nothing about the playing conditions in regards to the consequence of a match under the Duckworth-Lewis framework, and made Australia bowl three superfluous overs in close to haziness. Subsequently, the ICC chose to suspend him, alongside the other four authorities, from obligation for the following ICC occasion, which was the 2007 World Twenty20 Title. Dar demonstrated his exactness once more in the 2011 Cricket World Cup when All the 15 Umpire Choice Survey Framework requests against him were struck down.