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Have to make room to legalise doosra - Ramiz

Oct 4, 2014: Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has urged the ICC to consider raising the permissible limit of a bowler's elbow extension from the current limit of 15 degrees to "18 to 20 degrees."

Gaurav Kalra

Pakistan v England 2011-12

Beating England will cool anger over fixing - Ramiz

Jan 6, 2012: Ramiz Raja, the former Pakistan captain, has urged the players in the current national team to assume they are in a war when they take on England in the UAE

Umar Farooq

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May need foreign coach - Alam

Aug 30, 2011: Intikhab Alam, head of the committee appointed to find Pakistan's new coach, has said they may need to go with a foreigner since they wanted someone with the experience of coaching an international team

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PCB appoint committee to select coach

Aug 29, 2011: The PCB have appointed a three-member committee consisting of former players Zaheer Abbas, Intikhab Alam and Naushad Ali to select the next Pakistan coach

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Shoaib Akhtar retires

Shoaib the fastest I've faced - Ponting

Mar 18, 2011: Ricky Ponting has congratulated Shoaib Akhtar on what he called "an outstanding career" and said Akhtar was unquestionably the fastest bowler he had faced while playing for Australia

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Former Pakistan cricketers push for players association

Dec 22, 2010: The death of 38-year-old first-class cricketer Aamer Bashir, has led to a call from former Pakistan players Ramiz Raja, Rashid Latif and Abdul Qadir for the establishment of a players association in the country

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Spot-fixing controversy

Mohammad Amir earns sympathy amid scandal

Aug 30, 2010: Pakistan's former captain, Ramiz Raja, and the former coach, Geoff Lawson, have both spoken out in defence of Mohammad Amir

Andrew Miller

Pakistan's inquiry committee report

'A good decision even if we lose T20 World Cup'

Mar 10, 2010: The strict action taken by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) against the top players for their dismal performance during the tour of Australia, has drawn mixed reactions from former players

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Pakistan in Australia 2009-10

Sarfraz call-up deserves extended run- Ramiz

Jan 8, 2010: Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja believes the PCB's "big move" to call up Sarfraz Ahmed for the third Test, in all likelihood to replace a struggling Karman Akmal, is justified

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Pakistan v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Abu Dhabi

Former players question Umar Akmal's absence

Nov 7, 2009: Former Pakistan captains have questioned the manner in which Umar Akmal was omitted from the second ODI against New Zealand

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Pakistan v West Indies, Champions Trophy, Group A, Johannesburg

Former Pakistan players blast senior batsmen

Sep 24, 2009: Former Pakistan players criticised the team's performance in Johannesburg after they struggled to beat an under-strength West Indies team

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Pakistan news

Zahid wants Aamer to be handled with care

Aug 2, 2009: The 33-year-old former fast bowler is also worried whether Aamer's lean body can take the pressure of bowling fast "day in, day out"

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1985-86

Scrappy in Sri Lanka

Jul 23, 2009: Sri Lanka and Pakistan may get along just fine these days, but back in 1985-86 it was knives out all the time

Interviews by Sidharth Monga

Pakistan's trouble at the top

Jul 9, 2009: Openers are a neglected breed on the country's domestic circuit, and that's been a key reason for the team's failures in Tests in recent times

Sidharth Monga

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, ICC World Twenty20 final, Lord's

This is bigger than '92 - Ramiz Raja

Jun 22, 2009: Former Pakistan captains praised the side as thousands of fans took to the streets across Pakistan

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Should offspinners be allowed more flexion to bowl the other one?

No extra elbow room

May 1, 2009: In the wake of the call by Ramiz Raja to allow offspinners extra leeway for the doosra, we asked four experts: should more than 15 degrees of flexion be permitted for the delivery?

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

Pakistan v Australia 2009

Ramiz and Boycott call for legalising doosra

Apr 27, 2009: Their comments came after Saeed Ajmal, the Pakistan offspinner was reported by the match officials for a suspect action over the doosra he bowled during the second ODI against Australia in Dubai on Friday

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Indian Premier League 2009

Pakistan's absence will affect IPL following - Ramiz

Apr 15, 2009: Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has said the absence of Pakistan players in the IPL in South Africa will seriously affect the television viewership of the event in the country

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Fallout of the Lahore attack

Can't force teams to play here unless security improves - Butt

Mar 4, 2009: Ijaz Butt, the PCB chairman, Has admitted that it will be very difficult to convince any team to tour Pakistan in the immediate future following the terror-strikes which nearly claimed the lives of the Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore on Tuesday

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Security concerns

Qadir urges Pakistan to utilise neutral venues

Oct 8, 2008: Abdul Qadir believes Pakistan should play at neutral venues, but former captains Ramiz Raja and Intikhab Alam think otherwise

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