Mazaaq Raat 30 December 2014 on Dunya TV

Alamgir is a Pakistani singer and is considered one of the pioneers of the Urdu pop music. His versatile style of singing is inspired by playback singer Ahmed Rushdi and Elvis Presley. In April 2013, Alamgir joined Meesha Shafi, Strings, Ali Azmat and Shahzad Hasan as a judge on the immensely popular singing talent show Music Icons which aired on ARY Digital TV channel.

Asad Rauf (Punjabi, Urdu: اسدرؤف‎, born 12 May 1956) is a Pakistani former first-class cricketer and a former Test cricket umpire. He was a member of the ICC Elite Umpire Panelfrom 2006 to 2013, and is alleged to have been involved in match-fixing and spot-fixing of cricket matches. In February 2016, Rauf was found guilty of corruption by the BCCI and banned for five years.

Rauf played in Pakistani domestic cricket between 1977 and 1991, representing Pakistan Universities, Lahore, National Bank of Pakistan and Pakistan Railways.

Rauf became a first-class umpire in 1998. In February 2000, the Pakistan Cricket Board appointed him to his first One Day International (ODI), the match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Gujranwala, Pakistan, on 16 February 2000. In 2004, with the promotion of Aleem Dar to the ICC Elite Umpire Panel, Rauf was included in the International Panel of Umpires for the first time. In January 2005 the ICC appointed him to his first test match, the fixture between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Chittagong (MAA). In December 2005 stood in the Boxing Day Test at the MCG between Australia and South Africa. In April 2006 Rauf’s umpiring was rewarded with a promotion to the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires. In September 2012 Rauf umpired the ICC World Twenty20 group stage match between India and Afghanistan.

Rauf from his inclusion in the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires in 2006, umpired in 47 Tests, 98 one-day internationals and 23 Twenty20 internationals and was dropped from the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires after an annual review of their performance in June 2013 with an appreciation for the outstanding contributions of Asad over a long period of time. After being dropped from the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires he resigned from being an umpire anymore.


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