World Most famous Umpire Aleem Dar has rejected the rumors that he is resigning. He said I have not decided anything about retirement and I am willing to officiate cricket matches till 2019 World Cup.
When asked about why he has chosen to keep his beard, he said Hashmi Amla was my inspiration for keeping beard. Hashim Amla is cricket player from South Africa who is a devout Muslim and is known for his commitment to Islam.
Aleem Dar is the most respect umpire in ICC and has the record for officiating greatest number of international matches than any other player.