LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to award central contracts to umpires and match referees performing duties in the domestic circuit. As per sources, PCB director operations, Haroon Rasheed has completed interviews of domestic umpires and match referees. The selection for central contracts will be done on the basis of their performance in the domestic circuit. The umpires and match referees who will be awarded central contracts will have a monthly salary from Rs 75,000 to Rs 100,000 per month. Read…
CAPE TOWN: Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar overtook South Africa's Rudy Koertzen to become the cricket's most experienced umpire, ARY News reported. The record of 331 international games set by South Africa's Rudy Koertzen was overtaken by Dar, who is umpiring his 332nd international game between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Newlands, Cape Town. According to statistics, Dar has umpired in 109 test matches, 182 one-day internationals and 41 Twenty20 internationals. Dar said that it was a great honour for him and he would…
ADELAIDE: Umpires had to intervene when tempers boiled over between Australian and Indian players in the first Test in Adelaide on Friday, as the home side took control.
LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday suggested that those talking about "umpire's" finger should go to the "umpires", while there will be no room for any group the day he reached out to his workers, ARY News reported.
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council Tuesday named four World Cup winners in a 25-member match officials’ team for next year's World Cup, setting the ball rolling with 73 days to go for the mega event.