Lahore: Two of the ICC Elite umpires, Aleem Dar and Michael Gough will be officiating the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season five knockout stage at the Gaddafi Stadium on March 17 and 18.
Pakistan’s Dar will be accompanied by ICC international panel’s Ahsan Raza as an on-field umpire for the first semi-final between Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi. Shozab Raza and Tariq Rasheed will be third and fourth umpires, respectively, while Mohammad Anees will lead the Playing Control Team.
In the second semi-final between Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings, Gough will officiate the match on the field along with Rashid Riaz, also a member of the ICC’s international panel. Asif Yaqoob and Faisal Afridi will be the third and fourth umpires, respectively while Sri Lanka’s Roshan Mahanama will be the match referee.
On Wednesday, March 18, Dar and Gough will combine to umpire in the PSL 5 final. This will be Dar’s third PSL final, for Gough, this will be his maiden appearance. Ahsan Raza and Rashid Riaz will be the third and fourth umpires, respectively. Roshan Mahanama will be the match referee.