Former Pakistan cricketer-commentator Rameez Raja has named his all-time playing XI. He picked ace cricketer in his list which includes four Windies cricketers.
Surprisingly the list includes a solitary from Pakistan in the form of Word Cup-winning skipper Imran Khan.
The 55-year old Rameez Raja picked Sir Viv Richards, Brian Lara, Sir Garfield Sobers, Malcolm Marshall, to be precise he also names three Indian cricketers.
He opted to start of the innings with flamboyant opener Virender Sehwag alongside the little master Sunil Gavaskar and he added the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar at no.4 spot.
To talk about the middle-order Rameez believes Brian Lara, Sir Garfield Sobers, and Adam Gilchrist would form the great core.
Interestingly, in the bowling department, Rameez relied on premium cricketers such as a quality all-rounder Imran; Windies speedster Malcolm Marshall and Australias wily customer Glenn McGrath. And in the spin department, he picked up a legendary spinner, Shane Warne.
Former Pakistan batter Rameez Raja played 57 Tests and 198 ODIs. He scored i2833 in the 5-day format and subsequently amassed 5841 runs in the 50-over format. Currently, he is enjoying the commentary stint owing to a broadcast medium.
Ramiz Raja’s all-time XI: Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar, Sir Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Sir Garfield Sobers, Adam Gilchrist (wk), Imran Khan (c), Malcolm Marshall, Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne.
Watch: Rameez Raja picks his all-time XI