This is very sad because according to reports, a well respected South African sports legend has sadly passed away, it is reported that legendary cricket umpire Rudi Koertzen has sadly passed away at the age of 73 this afternoon (Tuesday 9 August), according to reports, Rudi Koertzen unfortunately lost his life after he was involved in a car accident.
As you can imagine, a lot of cricket fans from South Africa and around the world were left stunned and heartbroken after learning about the tragic passing of Rudi Koertzen, and many of them took to social media site Twitter to send condolences to his family and friends, and also pay tribute to the South African cricket legend, just look at how some people responded to the tragic passing of Rudi Koertzen...
"He was very good in his umpiring. Very sad to know. Condolences to his family & friends. RIP"
"Certainly one of the best"
"Sh0cking news. RIP🙏"
Sources References | https://twitter.com/eNCA/status/1557017182504116224?t=ynrkozB_V_ftfpZOLGbXmw&s=19 | https://twitter.com/YUVSTRONG12/status/1556975322922627072?t=f7eTuAQW_SjOzYIFZ3_Zaw&s=19 | https://twitter.com/arup0210/status/1556976185040506880?t=9PMyxa9BAHvL6uKUUvCLCg&s=19
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