Along with hosting the first ODI and first T20I on Hong Kong Soil, there was another first on display. The first ever umpire from Hong Kong was appointed by International Cricket Council to stand in a T20 international, Tabarak Dar. “Tabarak has been recognized by the ICC for his past performances and efforts in various ACC and ICC tournaments. His appointment in a T20I and that too in Hong Kong, is an honor not just to him but to umpiring fraternity in Hong Kong.” Said Anoop
The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier will kick off tomorrow and five regional runners-up Ireland, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Uganda and the USA are competing in the tournament till 22 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Former Hong Kong Skipper Tabarak Dar and past training officer of the Association of Cricket Umpires and Scorers (Hong Kong, China) Ian Thomson have been chosen to officiate in the tournament.
Dar made his debut tour for Hong Kong in 1997 and captained Hon
The DIASQUA Little Sai Wan Cricket Club, Hong Kong’s leading independent Cricket Club, as part of its ongoing club restructuring today announced that it has signed former Hong Kong National Team Captain and long serving DLSWCC Club Member Tabarak Dar as its first professional administrative manager. Mr. Tony Mehta, President of Diasqua Little Sai Wan Cricket Club, said this appointment is the club’s first step towards professionalizing the organization of various club activit