Former ICC elite umpire from Pakistan Asad Rauf, who was banned for 5 years by the Board of Management for Cricket India (BCCI) on costs of ‘corruption’, now owns a second-hand shoe enterprise in Landa Bazaar in Lahore.
The 66-year-old former participant, who was additionally recognised as one of many prime umpires on the earth, lately appeared in an online present the place he poured his coronary heart out and recalled the recollections.
The heartbroken former umpire stated he has not been in contact with cricket since 2013, saying as soon as he leaves one thing, he leaves it ceaselessly. Rauf stated he umpired so many video games, however there’s nobody left to see now.
Rauf owns two outlets in Lahore’s Landa Bazaar the place he offers in second-hand attire and crockery.
Responding to match-fixing allegations, Rauf stated he had nothing to do with these points, clarifying that the allegations got here from the Indian Board.
He cleared the air on the 2012 scandal when an Indian mannequin levelled costs of sexual exploitation. The woman accused him of being in a relationship and stated he promised to marry her. Nonetheless, she claimed that he later left her.
Rauf talked about that regardless of the false accusations from the woman, he appeared within the subsequent season of the Indian Premier League.
The previous umpire appeared in as many as 170 worldwide video games — 49 Checks, 98 ODIs and 23 T20Is. Rauf made a profession out of the gentleman’s recreation and was a part of the elite panel of the world cricket physique.