Former South African Umpire Rudi Koertzen passes away in car crash at 73
- Former South African international umpire Rudi Koertzen has passed away, following a car crash accident
- He was 73.
- Rudi Koertzen was one of the most respected and famous umpires in world cricket from the late 1990s till 2010.
- He had officiated in nearly 400 international games.
- Koertzen was inducted into the ICC’s Elite Panel in 2002 and was a part of it for 8 years.