ICC Mourns the Loss of Raman Subba Row

ICC in Grief: Cricket Legend Raman Subba Row Passes Away

ICC Mourns the Loss of Raman Subba Row

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed its deep sorrow over the demise of Raman Subba Row, the former England Test cricketer and ICC Match Referee, who passed away at the age of 92.

Wasim Khan, ICC General Manager of Cricket, paid tribute to Subba Row, lauding him as a distinguished cricketer who transitioned into a professional match referee in international cricket.

Statement from Wasim Khan, ICC General Manager of Cricket

“The news of Raman’s passing is deeply saddening, and I extend our deepest condolences on behalf of the entire ICC community,” said Khan.

“Raman was a highly regarded cricketer of his time, who later became the Chair of the Test and County Cricket Board. He was also among the first ICC Match Referees, demonstrating exceptional officiating skills in various parts of the globe.”

Subba Row had a distinguished career as a match referee, officiating in 41 Tests and 119 ODIs from 1992 to 2001.

As a left-handed batter, Subba Row played 13 Tests from 1958 to 1961, amassing a total of 984 runs with three centuries to his name, including one in his final Test against Australia at The Oval.