Name: Rameez Raja
Role: Batsman and Commentator
Test: vs. England at National Stadium, Mar 02, 1984
ODI: vs. New Zealand at AMI Stadium, Feb 06, 1985
Career Turning Point: When he got the chance to play against England in the 1987 World Cup.
Jersey Number: NA
Major Teams: Pakistan, Allied Bank, Islamabad Cricket Association, Lahore, Pakistan National Shipping Corporation, Punjab, Service Industries
- During the tour of Australia in 1988, he made back to back hundred, which results in enhancement of his reputation.
- His 119 against New Zealand gives Pakistan a place in semi-finals of 1992 World Cup.
- He played 200 ODI matches and made nine centuries.
- Also, he was recalled to the Pakistan squad and played in the 1996 Cricket World Cup
Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children
Marital Status: Married
Marriage Date: NA
Children: Two Sons
Awards and recognitions
He won eight Man of the Match awards.
- After being in the Commentator profession, he said that he is not going to translate Urdu to English and stated that “I only want to stick with my English medium commentating.”
USD 50 Million
Height (approx.): 5ft 10in
Weight (approx.): NA
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: 14th August 1962
Age (as of May 2019): 56 Years
Birth Place: Lyallpur, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: NA
School: St. Anthony High School, Lahore, and Sadiq Public School,
College: Bahawalpur Government College, Lahore
Educational Qualifications: MBA Degree from Punjab University
Father: Saleem Akhtar
Brother: Wasim Raja, Zaeem Raja
Address: Faisalabad, Pakistan
Cars Collection: NA
Lesser Known Facts
- He ends up his career as a captain after the India-Pakistan ODI series which played in Toronto in 1997.
- And after his retirement, he was appointed as a CEO of the PCB.
- Now he does commentary in all the international matches in which Pakistan team is featuring.
- He is the first player in ODI who was given out by “obstructing the field” in 1987 against England in Karachi, while he was batting on 98.
- Also, he captained the Pakistan team in between 1992-1997.
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