RAMEEZ RAJA

  • Ensure unorthodox bowlers don't fade away: Rameez tells ICC October 2, 2014

    Karachi:Pakistan's former captain Rameez Raja has said that the ICC needs to tweak its new protocol on illegal bowling actions to ensure the 'doosra' remains part of the sport. "The ICC appears to have made up its mind to show no leniency to bowlers who they feel try to bypass the...
  • Former Pakistan cricketers angry at team's performance August 10, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's batting capitulation on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka has left many former players angry and redfaced. Batting legend and former captain, Hanif Muhammad had said at close on the fourth day that only a miracle could lead to a result in the Test...
  • Asia Cup win over India must benefit Pakistan in WT20: Rameez March 15, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Rameez Raja feels India will be under greater pressure when they take on Pakistan in their Twenty20 World Cup league match in Dhaka on March 21, as they would be keen to avenge their Asia Cup defeat. "Many pundits believe that the way India lost the Asia...
  • PCB may have missed out on concessions it could have got: Rameez Raja February 8, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja, who had openly supported the ICC's structural revamp process initiated by cricket boards from India, England and Australia feels that PCB might just have missed out on extracting its own share of pie which would benefitted country's cricket. "I don't know but perhaps Pakistan might...
  • Rameez impressed with quality of cricket in IndAus series October 21, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's former Test captain Rameez Raja has said the ongoing oneday series between India and Australia has produced quality cricket and would be of great help to the team from Down Under during the Ashes this year. "People had said that Australia should not have played this series before the...
  • Ajmal will be the xfactor against India: Rameez Raja December 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Former captain and noted commentator Ramiz Raja feels offspinner Saeed Ajmal's presence is the "xfactor" that Pakistan will have against India in the upcoming fivematch limited overs series, which starts in Bangalore from Tuesday. "India have the advantage of coming into the series having played against England while...
  • Rameez says India can 'brownwash' England November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja feels India can go on to "brownwash" England in the ongoing Test series if they win the second match of the series starting November 23 in Mumbai. India have taken a 10 lead in the series after winning the opening Test in Ahmedabad...
  • Rameez Raja launches attack on Mohsin Khan June 28, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan Test captain Rameez Raja has backed the decision to remove Mohsin Khan as the chief coach of the national team and made some scathing remarks about him on his Twitter page. Rameez said, 'when a person is not capable of even walking straight under the influence of liquor,...
  • 'Spotfixing scandal has benefited Pak' January 19, 2012

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis feels the spotfixing scandal and other controversies, which hit Pakistan cricket in 2010, only made the players stronger and is one of the reasons for the national team's consistent performance in the last 18 months. Waqar, who stepped down as the head...
  • Rameez stresses on revival of IndoPak series November 27, 2011

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja feels restoring bilateral cricket ties with India should be the top priority of the Pakistan Cricket Board. "Our cricket has got a few very important priorities which need to be looked at. First one obviously is how to relaunch cricket back in Pakistan. Number two...
  • PCB wants Rameez as chief operating officer November 11, 2011

    Lahore: Former captain Rameez Raja has emerged as the frontrunner for the position of chief operating officer (COO) in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Official sources in the board confirmed that new chairman, Zaka Ashraf has already made an offer to Rameez to take over as COO. "Rameez is Zaka Ashraf's first...