Ahsan Raza: Unbowed and Foursquare on Cricket Pitch as Umpire

Ahsan Raza was a wicketkeeper and tailend batsman who moved across to umpire after retiring as a player, making his first appearances as an international reserve official in the series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 2008-09. He was travelling to the Gaddafi Stadium on the third day of the second Test when he was shot in the back and critically wounded in a terrorist attack aimed at the Sri Lanka squad.

He was one of thr four officiating umpies at the recent T20 match in Lahore.

SEE  his previous interview in 2015: ‘I have moved on and I am not afraid’ – Ahsan Raza ….. http://www.espncricinfo.com/pakistan-zimbabwe-2015/content/story/878931.html

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