Monday, 21 October 2019

Tag Archives: Ramiz Raja

Ex-captain finds Misbah-ul-Haq unfit for modern cricket

LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain-turned-cricket commentator Ramiz Raja has dismissed Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) idea of introducing dual roles in Pakistan cricket and has also voiced against the likely appointment of Misbah-ul-Haq as chief selector and head coach. “The idea of dual roles can work in the western block where the ...

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Shoaib Akhtar, Ramiz Raja disappointed with Sri Lankan cricketers

BIRMINGHAM: Former Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his disappointment with Sri Lankan players refusing to tour Pakistan. “So disappointed with the 10 Sri Lankan players who have pulled out of Pakistan tour,” the Rawalpindi Express tweeted on Wednesday. “Pakistan has always been a huge support for Sri Lanka Cricket.” ...

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Misbah too defensive, not fit for Pak coach: Ramiz Raja

LONDON: Former Pakistan batsmen Ramiz Raja believes Misbah-ul-Haq is too ‘safe’ and has become ‘dated and defensive’ which does not make him an ideal candidate to take over as head coach of Pakistan cricket team. Pakistan’s search for their next head coach is currently ongoing after Mickey Arthur’s contract was ...

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Ramiz joins Ponting call to end neutral umpires

LONDON: Pakistan former captain Ramiz Raja has joined former Aussie skipper Ricky Ponting’s call to get away with the requirement of neutral umpires in cricket, amid umpiring controversy in the first Ashes Test. “The problem now is that controversies are still happening despite neutral umpires, because the standards have fallen ...

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Ramiz Raja wants Amir in World Cup squad

LONDON: After getting thrashed at the hands of England’s batsmen at the third One Day International (ODI), the Pakistani bowling line is under fire as the visitors chased down the massive 358 runs target with 31 balls to spare. Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has demanded the inclusion of speedster ...

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PSL: Peshawar Zalmi defeat Karachi Kings by 44 runs

SHARJAH: Courtesy exceptional performance from opener Imam-ul-Haq and fast bowler Hasan Ali, Peshawar Zalmi registered a thumping 44-run win against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League encounter at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Skipper Sammy and Imam powered Zalmi to a fighting total of 153 runs after an ...

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Rameez Raja criticizes Shadab Khan after flop show in series decider

CAPE TOWN: Former Pakistan captain turned cricket commentator Ramiz Raja has criticized the national team, especially leg spinner Shadab Khan, after they missed a golden opportunity to beat South Africa in the One Day International (ODI) series. The Men in Green were blown away in the series deciding fifth ODI ...

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Ramiz Raja wants Yasir Shah out of Big Bash League

OVAL: Pakistan former captain turned commentator Ramiz Raja has demanded the national cricket team to get Yasir Shah back from the Big Bash League (BBL) for the remaining One Day International (ODI) series with the New Zealand. Raja was of the view that Shah would form a formidable spin attack ...

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Misbah awarded honourary MCC membership

SYDNEY: Pakistan’s most successful Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been awarded Honourary Life Membership by the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) for his services to the game. Misbah was presented with the membership at Lord’s Cricket Ground during the rain-interrupted match between Afghanistan and the MCC XI earlier this week. Misbah ...

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