Ex-ICC elite umpire Asad Rauf passes away at 66
New Delhi : Former Pakistan and an ex-ICC elite umpire Asad Rauf passed away at the age of 66 years after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was returning home from his shop when he felt uneasiness in the chest. Rauf's brother confirmed the news of his demise to a news channel.
Rauf's brother informed that he passed away in Lahore. He was taken to the hospital but could not be revived.
Rauf officiated in 47 Tests, 98 ODIs, and 23 T20Is and was one of the top umpires from Pakistan along with Aleem Dar. He was also the part of ICC's Elite Panel of Umpires.
Not just a good umpire, he has also earned fame and name with his cricketing skills. In 71 first-class and 40 List A matches, Rauf scored 3423 and 611 runs respectively with the help of three centuries and 26 half-centuries.
In his career, Rauf played for Lahore, the National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan Railways, and Pakistan Universities.