Rameez Hasan Raja is the famous cricket player of Pakistan. He has led the Pakistani team as a captain for some time and now he works as a commentator for International Cricket. Raja was born on 14 August 1962 in Faisalabad, Punjab in Pakistan. He debuted in first-class cricket in the year 1978, when he played against England in a Test Match.
He did not give a good performance initially but over the period he was able to secure his place in the team. Raja had a career of about 13 years as a cricketer and played 200 one-day international and 57 test matches. He had scored nine centuries in one-day matches. Rameez was a member of the Pakistani team, which reached the semi-final of World Cup in 1987. He scored two centuries in the 1992 World Cup held in Australia. Of the two centuries in World Cup, one was against New Zealand. Raja has been credited to win the 1992 World Cup against England.
He was the one to score a century and let Pakistan win and got the Man of the Match Title also for the semi-final against New Zealand. But the triumph could not last longer and within a year his performance dropped and he was removed from the team. Later, during 1996 World Cup he was again called and considered in the team.
He was removed from the captaincy in 1996 when Pakistan lost the matches in the home series held in Pakistan against Sri Lanka. Raja retired from all forms of cricket in 1997 and before his retirement he played test match against Sri Lanka as the captain, but the team lost all the matches and performed the worst. Post retirement, Rameez started his career fresh as a commentator and did commentary in the 2006 Test Match Series for England versus Pakistan. He has served as the CEO of Pakistan Cricket Board, but he resigned from his job as CEO in 2004 and continued as a commentator.