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Full Name  Mohammad Akram Raza
Birth Place  Lahore, Pakistan
Name  Mohammad Raza
Batting style  Right-handed
Role  Bowler
National team   Pakistan
Bowling style  Right arm off spin
Akram Raza (Cricketer)

Born  (1964-11-29) 29 November 1964 (age 50)

Former pak cricketer akram raza claims innocence


Mohammad Akram Raza (Urdu: محمد اکرم رضا) (born 1964) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 9 Tests and 49 ODIs from 1989 to 1995.

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Akram Raza (Cricketer) playing cricket

Akram raza pakistan off spinner test debut 1990


Playing career

Pakistan Cricket Players History Akram Raza Pakistan cricket team

born 29 November 1964, Lahore, Punjab, Raza began his domestic cricket career for Lahore City at the age of 16.

Pakistan Cricket Players History Akram Raza Pakistan cricket team

In 1989 he made his international debut for Pakistan in a one day international match against Australia. He made his final appearance for Pakistan in February 1995 having played in nine Tests and 49 one day internationals.

Raza was named in a 2000 corruption report by Justice Malik Mohammad Qayyum resulting in a fine from the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Umpiring career

After retiring from playing Raza took up umpiring, reaching domestic level in 2008.

2011: Arrest for illegal betting

On Sunday 15 May 2011 a raid was carried out by Punjab Police in a Lahore shopping mall, there Raza along with six other men were arrested for betting on Indian Premier League matches, police recovered telephones, computers, televisions and a large amount of money during the raid, all seven men were charged later the same day.

2012: Reinstated as umpire

Akram Raza, has been reinstated to the Pakistan Cricket Board umpiring panel, following his suspension for his alleged involvement in an illegal betting racket. After year-long proceedings in a Lahore court, he regained his PCB role. Javed Miandad, Pakistan Cricket Board director general, defended his appointment, saying the umpire had produced proof that he was innocent.

References

Akram Raza Wikipedia


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