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Umpire Aleem Dar equals Steve Bucknor's record of officiating 128 Tests

Dar made his Test debut in a match between Bangladesh and England in Dhaka in October 2003 and officiated in 376 matches across three formats.

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Aleem Dar

Pakistan umpire on Thursday equalled Steve Bucknor's world record of officiating in 128 Test matches during the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's.

"It's a great honour to equal the number of Test matches of my role model, umpire Steve Bucknor," 51-year-old Dar was quoted as saying in an tweet.

Dar made his Test debut in a match between Bangladesh and England in Dhaka in October 2003 and officiated in 376 matches across three formats.

First Published: Thu, August 15 2019. 19:35 IST