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Ramiz Raja is gearing up for a triumphant return to the commentary box, as cricket enthusiasts eagerly await his captivating voice and profound understanding of the game during the upcoming Asia Cup and World Cup 2023 in India.
After assuming the prestigious role of Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Ramiz Raja temporarily bid adieu to his commentary duties. During his one-year tenure at the helm of PCB, the national team, under his astute leadership, achieved remarkable success by securing a spot in the finals of both the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup 2022.
In December of the previous year, Ramiz Raja gracefully passed the baton to former PCB Chairman, Najam Sethi, who took charge as the interim head of the PCB management committee. However, Ramiz’s departure from the position of Chairman was marred by controversy as he was abruptly sacked without prior notice. Furthermore, to the dismay of fans, he was even deprived of the opportunity to showcase his expertise in the commentary box after his removal.
The illustrious career of Ramiz Raja extends beyond his administrative and commentary roles. He was a prominent member of the victorious Pakistani squad led by Imran Khan that clinched the prestigious 1992 World Cup. The team’s moment of glory unfolded at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Australia, etching a lasting memory in cricket history.
Ramiz Raja’s prowess as a cricketer is undeniable. He showcased his skills in 57 Test matches, amassing an impressive total of 2,833 runs at an average of 31.8. In the One Day Internationals (ODIs), he played a staggering 198 matches, accumulating 5,841 runs with an average of 32.1. His contributions to the sport have left an indelible mark on the cricketing fraternity.
As Ramiz Raja prepares to grace the commentary box once again, fans can expect an exhilarating white-ball season filled with his unparalleled insights and unparalleled passion for the game. His return will undoubtedly add a layer of excitement and depth to the viewers’ experience, making the upcoming tournaments an absolute delight for cricket aficionados worldwide.
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