‘Received death threat when Australia came to Pakistan’: Ramiz Raja’s revelation | Cricket

The Pakistan Cricket Board has seen a major change of power as Najam Sethi replaces former captain Ramiz Raja as president. Additionally, Ramiz’s tenure selection committee was also dismissed, with Shahid Afridi taking over the role as interim chief selector. Additionally, former cricketers Abdul Razzaq and Rao Iftikhar Anjum have been added to the panel. However, since his dismissal, Ramiz Raja has given various public interviews, speaking out about the “unjust” decision to dismiss him.

During one such interview with the same tv Ramiz Raja has made big claims about his tenure as chairman. The former Pakistani star revealed he faced death threats and had been traveling around the country using a bulletproof vehicle ever since, Ramiz said during his stint at PCB he had earned ¥16.5 billion. I clarified this fact when asked about the equivalent (Pakistani Rupee) car.

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“That car is a PCB. I didn’t buy it. That’s why I had it,” Ramiz told journalists.

“I cannot give any details about it (threat). But it has been there since Australia came to Pakistan in March 2022. DIG Sahab came to my house. It’s been a while,” said the former PCB chairman.

Earlier, the Pakistan Cricket Board threatened legal action against Ramiz Raja after a war of words erupted between the board’s new management board and the former chairman.

Last Thursday, Raja was dismissed as PCB chairman by the country’s government and a 14-member committee headed by Najam Sethi was appointed to run the game’s operations for the next four months.

After his dismissal, Raja claimed he was not even allowed to take his belongings out of the board after the government suspended the constitution.

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