While You Were Asleep: Former umpire Asad Rauf passes away, Aussie batter Rachael Haynes announces retirement, Shubman Gill struggles for Glamorgan

Former ICC elite panel umpire Asad Rauf has handed away after struggling a cardiac arrest in Lahore.

Rauf was 66.

Rauf officiated in 64 Exams (49 as on-field umpire and 15 as TV umpire), 139 ODIs and 28 T20Is. He was promoted to ICC’s elite panel in 2006 and within the subsequent seven years Rauf went on to grow to be one among World and Pakistan’s most distinguished umpires.

Rauf was banned by the BCCI in 2016 for 5 years after its disciplinary committee discovered him responsible of corrupt practices and bringing the sport into disrepute after he was accused of getting accepted costly presents from bookies and for his involvement in a match fixing controversy throughout IPL 2013.

In 2012, Rauf was additionally within the information for accusations of sexual exploitation from a Mumbai primarily based mannequin, who claimed that she had an affair with the Pakistan umpire that was extended due to the latter’s promise of getting married on which he later backed out. Rauf, who had denied the allegations ten years in the past.

Rauf has been working a shoe store in Lahore’s Landa Bazar.

Rachael Haynes calls it stop

Australia batter Rachael Haynes has introduced her instant retirement from worldwide cricket.

The 35-year-old top-order batter additionally retired from state cricket however stated she would play another season for Sydney Thunder within the Girls’s Massive Bash League.

The lefthander has scored 3,818 runs in additional than 150 internationals over all three codecs since her debut in 2009 and gained six international titles with Australia.

As vice-captain since 2018, Haynes helped Australia to 2 T20 World Cup triumphs and this yr to a 50-overs World Cup triumph and the inaugural Commonwealth Video games gold medal.

With captain Meg Lanning on an indefinite depart of absence from the Australia aspect, Haynes’s retirement alerts the start of the tip for Australia’s golden era of ladies’s cricketers.

Haynes believes the way forward for Australian ladies’s cricket is in secure palms, nevertheless.

“One of many nice issues about having a protracted profession is watching these round you develop,” she stated.

“I’m extraordinarily pleased with the way in which this workforce has introduced gamers in and nurtured their improvement. The power to assist gamers transition easily has been instrumental to our workforce’s success,” she added.

Shubman fails towards Middlesex

After scoring an eye catching 92 on his debut for Glamorgan, Shubman Gill has struggles towards Middlesex within the second recreation. The Indian batter managed to attain solely 22 and 11 in each the innings as Glamorgan is inching in the direction of a heavy defeat.

On Day 3 on the stumps, Glamorgan’s lead is simply by 15 runs with solely two wickets of their palms.

After being put into bat, Glamorgan have been bowled out for a paltry 214 of their first innings. In reply, Middlesex scored 390 and took a hefty 176-run first innings lead. Glamorgan, of their second essay, are 191 for 8.

Gill was cleaned bowled by Toby Ronald-Jones within the first innings, whereas the veteran Tim Murtagh eliminated him within the second innings.

Gill, who has had two back-to-back Participant of the Collection awards in ODIs towards the West Indies and Zimbabwe, has performed 11 Exams and 9 ODIs for India to date. He has been in great type of late with 100 and three fifties in his final six 50-over video games. He’s additionally an integral a part of the Indian Check squad.


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