Former ICC Elite Panel Umpire, Asad Rauf, dies at 66

Asad Rauf was a Pakistani umpire and cricketer. He was a member of the ICC Elite Umpire Panel from 2006 to 2013 and is claimed to have been involved in match-fixing and spot-fixing of cricket matches.

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Pakistani umpire and cricketer dies at 66

Former Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf, who was a part of the ICC Elite Panel from 2006 to 2013, died after having a heart arrest in Lahore. He was 66. “Saddened to hear of the passing of Asad Rauf. Not only was he a competent umpire but also had a wicked sense of humor. He always puts a grin on my face and will continue to do so every time I think about him.

Many sympathies with his family for his loss,” Pakistan Cricket Board head Ramiz Raja tweeted. “Sad to know about the news of former ICC umpire Asad Rauf’s demise… May Allah grants him mag first and provides his family sabr Ameen,” tweeted former Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal.

Asad Rauf Age, Family, Early Life

Asad Rauf was born on 12 May 1956 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. He holds a Pakistan Nationality and he belongs to the brown ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Taurus.

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On Asad Rauf’s parents, there is currently no information known.

Asad Rauf Wife, What about his Relationship?

It appears that Asad Rauf is a married guy with children. However, there is no information on his relationship or children available.

Asad Rauf Career, What was his profession?

Asad Rauf played Pakistani domestic cricket between 1977 and 1991, representing Pakistan Universities, Lahore, the National Bank of Pakistan, and Pakistan Railways. Rauf became a first-class umpire in 1998. In February 2000, the Pakistan Cricket Board appointed him to his maiden One Day International (ODI), the match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Gujranwala, Pakistan, on 16 February 2000. With the promotion of Aleem Dar to the ICC Elite Umpire Panel, Rauf was included in the International Panel of Umpires for the first time.

In January 2005 the ICC selected him for his maiden test match, the game between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Chittagong (MAA) (MAA). He stood in the Boxing Day Test at the MCG between Australia and South Africa. In April 2006 Rauf’s umpiring was rewarded with a promotion to the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires.

In September 2012 Rauf umpired the ICC World Twenty20 group stage match between India and Afghanistan. Rauf from his inclusion in the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires in 2006, umpired in 47 Tests, 98 one-day internationals, and 23 Twenty20 internationals and was dropped from the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires after an annual review of their performance in June 2013 with an appreciation for the outstanding contributions of Asad over a long period of time.

After being ousted from the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires he retired from being an umpire anymore. Asad Rauf’s name cropped up during the 2013 IPL spot-fixing controversy and the ICC reacted swiftly by pulling him from the panel of match officials for the 2013 Champions Trophy. Rauf was charged by Mumbai Police on 21 September 2013 in a Mumbai Court with illegal betting, cheating, and fraud. Rauf has refuted the claims but refused to go to Mumbai to face the charges. In February 2016, Rauf was found guilty and was banned for five years.

How much is Asad Rauf Net Worth?

Asad Rauf has not disclosed his financial details. Thus it is hard to estimate his net worth.

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Which school and college did he go to?

The specifics of Asad Rauf’s high school or the faculty he graduated from are all being investigated.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Unfortunately, Asad Rauf does not seem to be available on social media.

Physical Appearance of Asad Rauf’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Asad Rauf’s should be known

Zodiac signTaurus
Relationship StatusNot Available