New Delhi. India and South Africa (India vs South Africa) The second Test match is being played between Wanderers in Johannesburg. South African umpire Allauddin Palekar in this test match (Allahudien Palekar) Debut in test cricket. His decisions remained in the discussion, but very few people would know that South Africa’s umpire Palekar is related to India. His relation is related to Ratnagiri in Maharashtra. In fact, Palekar is originally a resident of Shiv village in Khed tehsil of Ratnagiri district. However, due to the job, Palekar’s father had gone to South Africa years ago and Alauddin Palekar was born there.
Shiv village sarpanch Durvesh Palekar told PTI that I am also Palekar. He is a resident of our Shiv village. His father went to South Africa for a job and later settled there. Allahuddin was also born there, but his native village is Shiv, which is in Khed tehsil.
Also did umpiring in Ranji Trophy
He said that the entire village and gram panchayat are proud of him. The name of our village has gone international. We are very happy. Not only this, 44-year-old Palekar won the Ranji Trophy during the 2014-15 domestic season at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. (Ranji Trophy) Umpired in one match of . Palekar officiated with Indian umpire Krishnamachari Srinivasan in the league stage match between Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh.
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The senior umpire of the Mumbai Cricket Association stated that he had officiated in that match and had officiated in another Ranji match in India as part of the umpires exchange programme. Palekar is a former first-class cricketer. His father Jamaluddin was also an umpire.
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