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

Updated on: Aug 12, 2019 3:11 pm IST

  • Name: Rameez Raja

    Nickname: NA

    Role: Batsman and Commentator

    Cricket Career

    Picture Credit: Ben Radford /Allsport

    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

    Records

    • 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

    Picture Source: YouTube

    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.


    Controversies

    • 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

    Family

    Father: Saleem Akhtar

    Mother: NA

    Sister: NA

    Brother: Wasim Raja, Zaeem Raja

    Coach/Mentor: NA

    Religion: Islam

    Address: Faisalabad, Pakistan 

     

    Preferences/Favourite

    Hobbies: Commentary 

    Cricketers: NA

     

    Style Quotient

    Cars Collection: NA

     

    Lesser Known Facts

    Picture Source: Rewind with Samina Peerzada / YouTube
    • 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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