Pakistani Umpire Asad Rauf sudden death shocks cricket fans

LAHORE: Pakistani umpire and former cricketer Asad died suddenly due to a cardiac arrest on Wednesday late night. He was 66 and supervised 49 Tests, 98 ODI’s and 23 T20 Int from 2000 to 2013.
As per family sources, the international cricket umpire had a sudden heart attack and died.
Lahore based umpire officiated 170 international matches while being a top umpire with the ICC. asad Rauf remained member of ICC Elite Umpire Panel from 2006 to 2013. However, in February 2016 he was found guilty of match fixing by Indian Board and banned for five years. Though he denied charges but Indian Board denied his claims. He played domestic cricket from 1977 to 1991 for various organisations including National Bank and Pakistan Railways. The news of his death shocked cricket fans and a large number of people expressed their gratitude. TF REPORT

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