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Rameez Raja (Former Pakistani Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More


Name: Rameez Raja

Nickname: NA

Role: Batsman and Commentator

Cricket Career

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International Debut

Test: vs. England at National Stadium, Mar 02, 1984

ODI: vs. New Zealand at AMI Stadium, Feb 06, 1985

T20I: NA

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

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Marital Status: Married 

Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

Wife: NA

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.”

Net Worth

USD 50 Million

Physical Appearance

Picture Source: Twitter

Height (approx.): 5ft 10in 

Weight (approx.): NA

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black 

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 14th August 1962 

Age (as of May 2019): 56 Years

Birth Place: Lyallpur, Pakistan 

Nationality: Pakistani

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 

Signature: NA


Picture Source: Getty Images


Father: Saleem Akhtar

Mother: NA

Sister: NA

Brother: Wasim Raja, Zaeem Raja

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Islam

Address: Faisalabad, Pakistan 



Hobbies: Commentary 

Cricketers: NA


Style Quotient

Cars Collection: NA


Lesser Known Facts

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  • 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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