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Ramiz Raja Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Ramiz Raja Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 71 kg
Date of Birth August 14, 1962
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Ambreen Ramiz Raja

Ramiz Raja is a former Pakistani cricketer who was part of the winning team that lifted Pakistan’s first World Cup in 1992. He opened his second innings as a successful cricket commentator for international matches as well as IPL. Moreover, he is the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board as of 2022.

Born Name

Ramiz Hasan Raja

Nick Name

Ramiz

Ramiz Raja as seen in 2015
Ramiz Raja as seen in 2015 (Toorumer / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan

Nationality

Pakistani flag

 

Education

Ramiz was educated at the Sadiq Public School in Bahawalpur. He went on to attend St. Anthony’s High School¬†and Government College University, both in Lahore.

Additionally, he holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from Aitchison College in Lahore.

Occupation

Former Cricketer, Cricket Commentator

Family

  • Father – Saleem Akhtar (Former Cricketer)
  • Siblings – Wasim Raja (Older Brother) (Former Cricketer), Zaeem Raja (Older Brother) (Former Cricketer)

Bowling Style

Legbreak

Batting Style

Right-handed

Role

Batsman

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ramiz Raja has dated –

  1. Ambreen Ramiz Raja – Pakistan’s former cricket captain is happily married to his wife named Ambreen. The couple shares 2 sons together, including Haider Raja.
A picture of Ramiz Raja (left) next to Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2017
A picture of Ramiz Raja (left) next to Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2017 (BMN Network / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

His hairstyle

Brand Endorsements

Ramiz has endorsed brands like –

  • Head & Shoulders
  • Pepsi

Religion

Islam

Ramiz Raja (2nd from right) seen during the Pakistan Super League in 2015
Ramiz Raja (2nd from right) seen during the Pakistan Super League in 2015 (Toorumer / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Ramiz Raja Facts

  1. He was born on the 15th anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence.
  2. Ramiz has scored 3 World Cup hundreds in 13 games spanning 2 editions. In doing so, he joined the company of Vivian Richards, who achieved this feat in 19 matches over 4 World Cup editions.
  3. In November 1987, he became the first batsman to be given out for obstructing the field in an ODI match.
  4. Ramiz was the first cricketer to take a catch from the last ball of a World Cup tournament. He caught Richard Illingworth off Imran Khan in the last over against England, leading Pakistan to its first World Cup victory in 1992.

Featured Image by Toorumer / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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