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Zimbabwe Tour Of Pakistan: PCB Announces Match Officials

Pakistan Cricket Board announced match officials of bilateral ODI and twenty20 series against Zimbabwe.

Aleem Dar has been assigned on-field duties in five of the six upcoming white-ball matches, which will be played from 30 October to 10 November.

The three 50-over ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League matches will be played in Rawalpindi, while Lahore will host the three 20-over fixtures.

Aleem will stand in all the three ODIs as well as the first and third T20i, while he will be the third umpire for the second T20i.

ICC has appointed professor Javed Malik as a match referee for the series.

Aleem and Javed will be the ICC-appointed match officials. The PCB has appointed the umpires from the icc international panel of match officials, namely Ahsan Raza, Asif Yaqoob, Rashid Riaz and Shozab Raza.

When Ahsan Raza will walk out to officiate the second T20i, he will become the first umpire to complete a half-century of T20is.

Aleem Dar is second on the list with 46 matches, while Shozab Raza shares the fourth spot with South Africa’s Shaun George with 36 matches.