<strong><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-797461" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/ball_AFP-1.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="314" /></strong> <p></p> <p></p><strong>Mumbai:</strong> Former umpire <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/dara-dotiwalla/">Dara Dotiwalla</a>, who officiated in the famous tied Test match between <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india/">India</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/australia/">Australia</a> in 1986 at Chennai, died here Wednesday, family sources said. He was 85. <p></p> <p></p>Born on October 30, 1933, Dotiwalla had officiated in six Test matches from 1982 to 1987, including the tied Test between India and Australia at the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ma-chidambaram-stadium">MA Chidambaram Stadium</a> in Chennai. <p></p> <p></p>"He (Dotiwalla) passed away at his residence here this evening due to old age," Dotiwalla's son-in-law Adi Mistry told <em>PTI</em> over phone. <p></p> <p></p>Dotiwalla had also officiated in eight One Day Internationals (ODIs) from 1982 to 1988. <p></p> <p></p>The first Test in which Dotiwalla officiated was India versus England at Kanpur in 1982, while the last one was India versus West Indies at Delhi in 1987. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/rahul-dravid-among-other-players-run-for-safety-as-bees-create-havoc-in-fourth-unofficial-odi-797409">Rahul Dravid among other players run for safety as bees create havoc in fourth unofficial ODI</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>His first ODI as an umpire was India versus Sri Lanka in Bengaluru in 1982, while his ODI was India versus New Zealand at Cuttack in 1988. <p></p> <p></p>Mistry said his last rites will be held at 7.45 am on Thursday at Doongerwadi Tower of Silence in south Mumbai.