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Ramiz Raja was one of the finest opening batsman to play for Pakistan.
A true gentlemen, Ramiz is the younger brother of another former
Pakistan Star, Wasim Raja. Since 1993, Ramiz was in and out of the 
Pakistan side because of the chemistry between the current Pakistan
opening pair, Saeed Anwar and Aamir Sohail. Anwar and Sohail clicked
as an opening pair, and turned out to be one of the best of all time.
That left Ramiz out in the cold, so to speak!! Nevertheless, he came
back to play for Pakistan at the Number 3 position, and did a fine 
job as Pakistan Captain during the tour to India for the Independence Cup.
Pakistan got to the final, after which they lost consecutive matches.
There were calls for Raja's head once the team landed back in Pakistan,
and from that point on, Ramiz has been out of the national team.
However, he has played an important role for Pakistan cricket over the
years. Till, the opening pair of Anwar and Sohail came along, Ramiz
was the sole surviving Pakistan Opener. His contribution in the 92 
World Cup was well documented as he scored two hundreds in the
competition for Pakistan. Today, Ramiz is the Senior Vice President at
Allied Bank, and has led his team to their second Wills Cup win.
Ramiz has also taken up cricket commentary for television networks
and plans on being a regular in the commentary bouth in the near
future! Ramiz may not be remembered as one of the all time greats,
but he will surely be remembered as a true gentlemen, and a player
who always tried his very best for his country and his team.
Another fine Pakistan Cricketing Legend..Ramiz Raja.



Rameez Hasan Raja

Born       : 14 August 1962, Lyallpur 
Major Teams: Pakistan, Pakistan National Shipping Corporation,
             Allied Bank(Captain), Lahore. 
Batting Style: Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Leg Break


Test Debut: Pakistan v England at Karachi, 1st Test, 1983/84 
Latest Test: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, 1996/97

TESTS

            M    I  NO  Runs   HS     Ave 100  50   Ct St
Batting    57   94   5  2833  122   31.83   2  22   34  -

            O      M     R   W    Ave  Best   5 10    SR  Econ
Bowling     0      -     -   -    -     -     -  -    -    -

 



                    One Day International Record.


ODI Debut : Pakistan v New Zealand at Christchurch, 3rd ODI, 1984/85 
Latest ODI: Pakistan v India at Toronto, Sahara Cup, 1997 


          M    I  NO  Runs   HS     Ave 100  50   Ct St
Batting  198  197  15  5841  119*  32.09   9  31   33  -

          O      M     R   W    Ave  Best  4w 5w    SR  Econ
Bowling   1      0    10   0    -     -     -  -    -  10.00

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