Bangladesh Umpire Nadir Shah Passes Away at 57 Check Death Reason, Family, Images

Nadir Shah, former cricketer and ICC panel umpire, passed away on Friday morning at 03:48 am after a prolonged battle with cancer at the age of 57.

During his profession as a global umpire, he was responsible for 6 Tests, 63 ODIs, and 3 T20I matches. The last time he regulated a match was in October 2019 at the National Cricket League.

A leg-spinner and helpful batsman in his playing days, Nadir Shah showed up for twenty years for a large group of well-known clubs in the Dhaka League including Abahani, Mohammedan, Biman, Brothers Union, Surjo Tarun, Kalabagan, Azad Boys, and Dhanmondi. In March 2006 Nadir Shah remained as an umpire in a global match (Bangladesh versus Kenya) interestingly and proceeded to direct in 40 ODIs, three T20 Internationals, and three Women’s ODIs. He was a TV Umpire in six Tests and 23 ODIs too. He had likewise directed in 73 five-star matches, 127 List An, and 54 (five as TV Umpire) T20 games.

Bangladesh Umpire Nadir Shah Passes Away

State Minister for Youth and Sports Md. Zahid Ahsan Russel MP communicated his despondency and sympathies for the group of the perished.

“Nadir Shah was an eminent face on the cricket field. His passing is a hopeless misfortune for the nation’s games field. The country will never forget his one-of-a-kind commitment to the headway of cricket in the country.”

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) communicated profound pity at the death of Nadir Shah, the previous ICC Panel Umpire.

BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury in a sympathy message said: “Nadir Shah was a most friendly individual who was cherished and regarded by all in the cricket society. He will be remembered fondly. He lived for cricket and had consistently executed his obligation as an umpire with reasonableness. We appeal to God for the salvation of his spirit.”

Nadir Shah’s namaz-e-janaza will be held at the Baitul Aman Mosque in Dhanmondi Road 7 after the Jumma petition, as per his family.

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