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Rudi Koertzen, former ICC elite-panel umpire, dies aged 73

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Rudi Koertzen, the former South African umpire who was part of the ICC's elite panel, has died aged 73. It is understood he died in a car accident while driving from Cape Town to Despatch in Eastern Cape in South Africa, where he lived with his family.

Koertzen officiated in 331 international matches, a record at the time of his retirement in 2010 - Pakistan's Aleem Dar has since gone past Koertzen. Along with Dar and West Indies' Steve Bucknor, Koertzen was one of only three umpires to stand in over 100 Tests.

 

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Rudi , Simon Taufel , Steve Buckner, Aleem Dar , billy bowden all of these were renowned name for 90s kid for their great skill with sense of humor and some for very bad umpiring especially buckner with sachin
Rip Sir.
 
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