Umpire Naseem Shaikh passed away after he suffered a heart attack while supervising a cricket match here at the TMC ground on Monday.
He was rushed to a hospital but he breathed his last on the way.
Naseem Shaikh was supervising a match of the Sindh Bar Council Cricket Tournament.
Umpire Naseem Shaikh, a resident of Liaquatabad, had been suffering from heart disease and had earlier gone through an angiography.
“He fell down while supervising the match. He was rushed in a ambulance to a nearby hospital but expired on the way,” a match organiser said.
Naseem Sheikh, who was 56, was a butcher by profession but his love for the game had led him to become a qualified umpire.