Former ICC Elite Umpire Asad Rauf© AFP
Former ICC elite umpire Asad Rauf now sells clothes and shoes at a shop in Pakistan. In a recent interview, Rauf, who officiated in 170 games from 2000 to 2013, said he was not very interested in cricket and was running a shop not for himself but for his staff. It is noteworthy that the BCCI banned the umpire in 2016 after he was found guilty of corruption and interference in the game. The BCCI said in a 2016 statement that “Mr Asad Rauf has been banned for five years for umpiring or playing or representing cricket in any form or in any way linked to the activities of the board and its affiliates.” Has been imposed. “
Rauf was accused of accepting gifts from the Buckeyes and was allegedly involved in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal.
Rauf said, “I quit cricket after 2013 … because I quit my job (I haven’t been in touch with this game since 2013, because once I quit something, it’s over.) Leave as). Interviewing Paktv.tv.
Explaining his idea of running the shop despite being on the elite panel of umpires in the past, Rauf said:Brother, you are not my job, you are the breadwinner of my staff, I do it for them. (It’s not for me, it’s my staff’s daily wage, I work for them).
Out of 170 games, Rauf has officiated in 49 Tests, 98 ODIs and 23 T20s.
“I have a habit of reaching the heights of everything I do. I started as a shopkeeper, I reached the heights of it, I played cricket, I reached the heights, and Then when I started as an umpire, I said to myself, I need to get to the top here too … I have no greed. I’ve seen a lot of money, and I’ve seen the world. Rauf said.
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