Irfan Ali Mirza
Date Of Birth:
22 July 1955
IBSF Class-I; ACBS Gold
Kolkata, West Bengal
National Since 1978
International Since 1998
Reading, Traveling, Poetry
Did first National final at the Dalhousie Institute, Calcutta, in 1980.
In the same year refereed the matches of Jimmy White and other leading visiting professionals in celebration of BSFI's Golden Jubilee year.
Refereed at the 2013 & 2017 Indoor Asian Games
Refereed at the 2019 SAARC Snooker Championship in Dhaka
Refereed regularly at the Indian Open Professional Ranking Tournament.
Refereed the matches of Ding Juinhui and Tian Pengfei during the 2002 Asian Under-21 Snooker Championship.
TV commentator since 2005, having given commentary in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Qatar.
Done sports reporting for leading newspapers, which includes The Telegraph & The Asian Age.
Senior-most Referee in India and the only one who has been among the Top Eight players in National Billiards & Snooker, both.