Umpire Nadir Shah dies
Published: 09:03 AM, 10 September 2021 Updated: 05:19 PM, 10 September 2021
International cricket umpire from Bangladesh Nadir Shah has died from lung cancer in a private hospital in the capital early Friday. He was 57.
He breathed his last at the Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in the capital around 3:45 am. He has been suffering from lung cancer for a long time.
Confirming Nadir Shah's death, Former Bangladesh cricket captain Khaled Masud Pilot wrote on his Facebook page that his Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at Dhanmondi Mosque No-7 after Jumma prayer today.
Earlier this week, Nadir Shah posted on social media a picture of himself in which it was shown that he was lying in a hospital bed, saying he could not wait to return to the field. But the man lost the battle against cancer.
Nadir Shah has officiated in 40 ODIs and three T-20Is.