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  1. Nadir Shah

    Nadir Shah is an international cricket umpire from Bangladesh. A member of the ICC International umpire panel, he made his umpiring debut in a One Day International between Bangladesh and Kenya at Bogra in March 2006. His brother Jahangir Shah, played ODI cricket for Bangladesh. In October 2012 he was caught in a TV sting operation appearing to agree to give decisions on demand for money as an umpire during the 2012 ICC World Twenty20. He has denied the allegations. In March 2013 he was banned for ten years by the Bangladesh Cricket Board.

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  1. Nadir Shah

    king of Persia, born in Khorassan of low origin; began his career as a brigand; set himself at the head of 3000 brigands to deliver Persia from the yoke of the Afghans, and expelled them, rising by degrees to the sovereignty of Persia himself; made war on the Afghans, invaded Hindustan, and took and plundered Delhi, restoring its former dominion to the Persian monarchy; became subject to suspicion of plots against him, had recourse to violence, and was assassinated (1688-1747).

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