Mohammad Akram Raza
: محمد اکرم رضا
) (born November 22, 1964, Lahore
) is a former Pakistani cricketer
who played in 9 Tests
and 49 ODI
from 1989 to 1995.
He played most of his matches under the captaincy of Salim Malik. In that era Pakistan were winning most of their matches that is why he remained a part of this team. The high number of matches are due to Pakistan team playing a lot of matches during the year in those days.
Raza was implicated in the 2000 report by Malik Mohammad Qayyum, this resulted in Raza being heavily fined along with Wasim Akram
, the captain under which Raza played most of his matches Salim Malik
was handed a life ban from International cricket. Raza then became an umpire on the Pakistan domestic scene.
2011: Arrest for illegal betting
On Sunday 15th 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 on Sunday