has passed away in Lahore suffering a heart attack.

When he was implicated in the IPL spot-fixing controversy, his career was controversially put to an abrupt halt.

Rauf was 66-year-old age.

He officiated 64 Tests (49 on-field and 15 on-air), 139 ODIs, and 28 T20 Internationals.

Rauf, who was added to the ICC's elite panel in 2006,

He was one of Pakistan's most well-known umpires in the middle of the 2000s.

he has been a member of the ODI panel since 2004, having presided over his first ODI in 2000.

Along with Aleem Dar, he was a well-liked character on the circuit

He contributed to enhancing the standing of Pakistani umpires prior to the neutral umpire period.

However, his professional career was abruptly ended in 2013 when Mumbai police listed him as a "wanted accused" in their probe into the IPL spot-fixing scam

Later that year, he was also removed from the ICC's elite panel, despite the ICC's insistence that this was not because his name had surfaced in the investigations.