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Former International cricket umpire Mohammad Ghouse died

Former International cricket umpire Mohammad Ghouse died on 29 September 2014 following a brief illness.

Sep 30, 2014 16:10 IST
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Former International cricket umpire Mohammad Ghouse died on 29 September 2014 following a brief illness. He was 83.

He was survived by his wife, son and three daughters.



Mohammad Ghouse
•    Mohammad Ghouse made his debut as an umpire in a Ranji Trophy match in 1968-69 and went on to officiate over its 18 seasons.
•    His first Test as an official was in 1975-76 in the match between India and New Zealand.
•    As a BCCI Test and ODI panel umpire, he performed official duties in eight Test matches in 1970s and two One-Day Internationals in 1980s.
•    After Ghouse retired as an umpire, he served as the chairman of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association's umpires sub-committee and as a BCCI match referee.

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