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Smart watch controversy needless: Ramiz Raja

Former Test captain Ramiz Raja says the 'smart watch' controversy was unnecessarily created by media during the Pakistan and England Test match at Lord's.

May 27, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Pakistan cricket needs a Rahul Dravid, says Ramiz Raja

Lamenting Pakistan's 203-run defeat at the hands of India in the semifinals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in New Zealand, Ramiz said he was pretty shocked at the margin of loss.

Jan 31, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

PCB should have a coach like Rahul Dravid for the U-19 team, feels former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja

Raja noted that when a youngster has a teacher and mentor like Dravid he learns a lot and becomes a better person and sportsman.

Jan 01, 2018, 16:48 PM IST

Rohit Sharma compared to a Rolls Royce by Ramiz Raja

Rohit scored a 35-ball century in India's second T20I against Sri Lanka on Friday, equalling the world record for the format earlier held exclusively by South Africa's David Miller.

Dec 23, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

Ramiz Raja gets roasted by Twitterati for questioning MS Dhoni's 'Grade A' contract

Ramiz asserted that to protect the longest format of the game, Grad A contracts should only be given to Test players without exceptions.

Jul 05, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

Ramiz Raja questions logic of giving Grade A contract to MS Dhoni

Raja highlighted the importance of playing the longest format of the game and argued against the logic of giving a Grade A contract to players like MS Dhoni and Shahid Afridi when they had retired from Test cricket.

Jul 05, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

Pakistan former Ramiz Raja urges ICC for two-month window for Test matches only

While crowds for Tests in countries such as England remain strong, Raja, a member of the influential MCC world cricket committee, fears interest in Asia is "dwindling" thanks partly to the rise of lucrative domestic Twenty20 competitions such as the Indian Premier League.

Jul 05, 2017, 08:46 AM IST

Eliminating terrorism through cricket: Ramiz Raja enters into movie-making business, signs Sanjay Dutt as lead actor

Cricketer-turned-commentator Ramiz Raja has confirmed that he is planning to make a movie with Sanjay Dutt as the lead actor.

Feb 03, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

With no telecast of Australian Open men's final, Ramiz Raja calls Pakistan a 'sports unfriendly nation'

The match proved to be another epic 5-setter as Roger Federer fought back from 2-0 down in final set to claim the trophy.

Feb 01, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

MCC recommends introduction of red cards in cricket, limiting bat size

MCC considers football-like red cards for players and limiting bat size.

Dec 08, 2016, 10:31 AM IST

Shane Warne reveals the 90s World Test XI; just one Indian but two Pakistanis make the list

Shane Warne along with Mike Atherton and Ramiz Raja picked the 12 best test players, from the 1990s.

Aug 07, 2016, 17:03 PM IST

Wasim Akram reveals shocking details about Pakistan cricket politics

Akram said he and Ramiz had only helped the PCB in shortlisting the candidates.

May 08, 2016, 15:45 PM IST

Mickey Arthur appointed as head coach of Pakistan cricket team by PCB

A panel, involving former greats of the game — Wasim Akram, Ramiz Raja, and Faisal Mirza — finalised Arthur's name.

May 06, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

WATCH: Is Shah Rukh Khan 'straight'? Ramiz Raja asks Shoaib Akhtar during interview

Shoaib praised SRK for being a great human being and spreading joy wherever he went. 

Apr 26, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

Peter Moore, Tom Moody among foreign candidates to have applied for Pakistan coach job: PCB

The source said some former Test players from Pakistan had also applied for the coach's position.

Apr 26, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

Waqar Younis' apology too little too late, say Pakistan's former players

Former players have criticised Waqar and the entire Pakistani team.

Mar 30, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

After India defeat, former players slam Shahid Afridi, fans smash TV sets in Pakistan

Pakistan suffered a 6-wicket defeat to India at Eden Gardens.

Mar 20, 2016, 20:01 PM IST

Mohammad Yousuf vs Ramiz Raja: Watch Video, read full transcript of ugly TV debate

Instead of voicing their opinions on Mohammad Amir's comeback, Mohammad Yousuf and Ramiz Raja - got involved in an ugly spat on national television.

Dec 29, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Ramiz Raja surprised at ICC withdrawing Aleem Dar from Ind-SA series

Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has expressed surprise over the decision of the ICC to withdraw Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar from the India and South Africa series.

Oct 22, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

Sooner or later India and Pakistan will get down to playing cricket again, feels Ramiz Raja

Ramiz is confident eventually cricket will be the winner. 

Oct 19, 2015, 20:13 PM IST