KARACHI: Aleem Dar will officiate in his first Test at home, while Ahsan Raza and Mohammad Javed Malik will also be participating in the Test match for the first time on behalf of the International Cricket Council as Pakistan Cricket Board. Appointments have been confirmed. Two match series.
Elite panelist Aleem has officiated in a record 132 Tests since making his debut in Dhaka in 2003, while Ahsan is part of the ICC’s international panel, which has officiated in 37 ODIs and 57 T20s. Javed Malik, a former first-class cricketer and a member of the ICC’s international panel, has been refereed in 10 ODIs and six T20I matches.
Asif Yaqub and Rashid Riaz will be the third and fourth umpires respectively, while Javed will lead the playing control team for both the Tests.
Due to current logistical challenges with international travel, third country officials have been temporarily removed from all international formats for appointment, according to ICC Interim Sports Rules. However, the ICC continues to appoint match officials locally to the ICC’s Elite Panel of Match Officials and the ICC International Panel of Match Officials.
For the three-match T20 series, Javed will be the match referee, while Aleem and Ahsan will be the on-field umpires for the first match, while Shazab Raza will be the TV umpire and Asif will be the fourth umpire. Will do
In the second T20, Shazab and Asif will stand with Ahsan and Rashid as the third and fourth umpires respectively, while Aleem and Rashid will be the field umpires in the third T20 with Ahsan and Shozab as the third and fourth umpires respectively.