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 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.
When: 29 September 2014
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