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Ramiz: Pakistan were allowed to boss day five

Andrew Fernando chats with former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja on Pakistan's remarkable win to level the series against Sri Lanka

Interviewer: Andrew Fernando

January 20, 2014

Posted by ICKY on (January 21, 2014, 19:18 GMT)

What small nation, Pakistan, which beat England 3-0 in last test series. Beat Australia in their last test series, beat SA recently and thrashed India in the last series played in Indian backyard. Is India a big team, losing 5-0 to England, losing 2-0 to SA, losing its last bilaterak series to Pak. They are lions in their own backyard but lambs outside. Is England a big team, losing 3-0 to Pak in their last test series, losing 5-0 to Aus. Now Aus, is Aus a big team, lost last test series with Pakistan, thrashed 3-0 in their last outing to England, lost series to India. Look at Pakistan, no home games for their fans or local players. No opportunity for their local players to play alongside foreign players, still they are playing well.

Posted by k2arian on (January 21, 2014, 19:15 GMT)

very rational answer. ramiz is a very composed and well informed cricket analyst.

Posted by   on (January 21, 2014, 9:07 GMT)

What small team; we just beaten SA the # 1 in test, 3-0 against England, won the last test match played against Australia and now just won this match. Done very well in ODI and infect better than quite a few of team while not having luxury of playing on home soil. Fair enough that we won mostly in UAE but what about others; they are winning all their matches in their backyard also.

Posted by   on (January 21, 2014, 6:31 GMT)

Mr Rameez knows how to talk. Thumbs up the answer he gave.

Posted by   on (January 21, 2014, 5:58 GMT)

Rambo should be PCB spoke person .. Great Ramiz Raja ..

Posted by   on (January 21, 2014, 4:42 GMT)

That has become HISTORY now You can give comments pasitively or negatively but u cannot negate the HISTORIC WIIN with breaking some records also by achieving huge total in just 57.3 overs PAKISTAN ZINDABAD

Posted by   on (January 21, 2014, 4:00 GMT)

Moment of brilliance but has Pakistan arrived as a test side? Again? We felt that way after they won against England, after they pinch a test against South Africa. Now this game. There is talent but it needs to be harnessed and developed. Unfortunately, PCB lets down Pakistan in that regard. Test Cricket is what develops a brand. PCB need to be more organized and give the team more test cricket. Have more A and under 19 tours. Play more away test cricket. However, it is all fools hopes. All that was proven here is that Pakistan cricket team is as unpredictable as always.

Posted by   on (January 21, 2014, 3:22 GMT)

You really cannot take PAkistaN for-granted... Well Said Rameez

Posted by rsiddiqi on (January 20, 2014, 23:35 GMT)

What a game test match is...wonderfully unpredictable, true test of strategy and nerve. Love it!

Posted by rsiddiqi on (January 20, 2014, 23:08 GMT)

Very very well said for the last question. Always liked Ramiz...

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