Pakistan’s Aleem Dar will be a part of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) World Cup 2019 team of officials, as announced by the cricket governing body on Friday.

According to the ICC, 16 umpires and six match referees are part of the official panel appointed to officiate 48 matches of the tournament to be held between May 30 and July 14.

It would be the fifth World Cup in which Dar will participate as an umpire.


Among other umpires are Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Ian Gould, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Sundaram Ravi, Paul Reiffel, Rod Tucker, Joel Wilson, Michael Gough, Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Paul Wilson.

“The umpires will officiate the matches in the first phase of league matches and names of those for semi-finals and final would be announced subsequently,” ICC said in a statement.