Politics can be set aside… why should the fans not enjoy India-Pakistan games: PCB chairman Ramiz Raja


Handpicked by his captain and now Prime Minister Imran Khan to run Pakistan cricket about six months back, Ramiz Raja has had an eventful stint. A win against India in the T20 World Cup, New Zealand’s last- minute pull-out, the successful conduct of the PSL and the much-awaited Australia tour – there hasn’t been a dull moment for the PCB chairman. This week, Raja attempts his most ambitious pitch at the ICC board meeting – an annual four-nation T20 tournament involving Pakistan, India, Australia and England. With the BCCI not keen to support the PCB proposal, Raja faces a tough task but he isn’t worried. In his chat with Sandeep Dwivedi, the former Pakistan skipper talks about building cricket properties and being self-reliant.

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