|Full name||Zameer Haider Syed|
30 September 1962 |
|Tests umpired||0 (0–0)|
|ODIs umpired||14 (2006–present)|
|T20Is umpired||08 (2008–present)|
|Source: ESPNcricinfo, 20 November 2011|
Zameer Haider (Urdu: ضميرحيدر; born 30 September 1962, Lahore) is as an international cricket umpire. He also played First-class cricket during 80s. Occasionally wicket-keeper, Haider was a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler.
Background and education
Haider belongs to a sportsman family as his father Syed Khadim Hussain played Hockey for Pakistan Railways. Haider studied at (Govt) Mian Iqbal Hussain High School, Garhi Shahu, Lahore and completed his matriculation in 1976. He later completed his Graduation from Islamia College (Lahore). Wasim Akram and Aleem Dar were also studying in college at that time.
International umpiring career
Haider started his domestic cricket umpiring career in 1998 for Pakistan Cricket Board. He made his debut as an umpire in 2006 when he supervised a match played between Pakistan and West Indies at Multan Cricket Stadium. He supervised his first T20I in 2008 when he stood in a match played between Pakistan and Bangladesh at National Stadium, Karachi. He got a contract from Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) along with Ahsan Raza and Shozab Raza in 2012.
International umpiring statistics
As of the 20 November 2011:
|ODIs||Pakistan v West Indies at Multan, Dec 13, 2006||Australia v Pakistan at Sharjah, Aug 28, 2012||15|
|T20Is||Pakistan v Bangladesh at Karachi, Apr 20, 2008||Australia v Pakistan at Dubai, Sep 10, 2012||10|