Friends, by the way, Imran Khan does not need any introduction, he is known not only in Pakistan but all over the world. He is known as the best captain in the field of cricket and politics.
Today we will tell you about the Biography of Imran Khan, what role he played in the world of cricket and Pakistan in winning the World Cup, and not only that, he is also considered a successful leader in the world of politics.
Cricketer, PTI chief, and current Prime Minister of Pakistan was born on November 25, 1952, in Lahore. The age of Imran khan is 67 years old.
If we talk about Imran Khan’s family, they belong to the Niazi Pakhtun tribe, which has long settled in Mianwali in northwestern Punjab.
Biography of Imran Khan (Struggle from Cricket Star to Prime Minister)
Imran Khan’s father’s name is Ikramullah Khan Niazi was a civil engineer, and his mother’s name is Shaukat Khanum. He was the only son in the family with four sisters.
Imran Khan was married to Jemima Goldsmith in 1995. They have two sons and the relationship ended in 2004. In 2018, he got married again and Imran Khan’s wife’s name is Bushra Bibi.
Leading educationist is the nephew of former Test cricketer Dr Jahangir Khan and cousins of two former captains Mujahid Jahangir Khan and Javed Burki. He bowls fast with his right hand and is a middle-order batsman.
First-class cricket began in 1969 and 1970. Play for Lahore, Dawood Industries, and PIA. In England, he played for English County, Worcestershire, and Oxford University.
If we talk about the history of Imran khan he started his Test career in 1971 by playing his first Test against England in Birmingham and scored five runs in the first Test. Play a total of 82 Test matches. 22 not out in 118 innings.
136 runs are the highest score. Make a total of six centuries and 15 half-centuries and get out six times.
When it comes to catches, he has the honor of taking 28 catches, 23 times 5 or more wickets, and six times ten or more wickets. In this way, he broke the record of Fazal Mahmood. Imran Khan also has the honor of Test triple.
He also has an excellent bowling record of taking eight wickets for 58 runs.
In 1977, Kerry Packer of Australia joined the World XI in the cricket series which started the series of ODI matches. He was banned from playing for Pakistan by the Pakistan Cricket Board. His youth lasted until the end of 1978.
After the lifting of the ban, when the series of one-day matches started in the world of cricket, it was time for Khan’s brilliant captaincy. Imran Khan’s performance as a captain is more prominent and better than all other captains.
In 1986, 1987, your team defeated India on Indian soil and England on English soil and this was the first time. Based on such a victory, you dreamed of winning the World Cup. This opportunity came in 1987.
League matches continued to be won until they reached the semi-finals in Lahore, but the World Cup was won by Australia by beating England at Calcutta. He then decided to retire as per his earlier announcement and was replaced by Javed Miandad as captain. But once again agreed to lead the team.
Later, after winning the match against India, New Zealand, and Australia, the national team under his leadership entered the field of the 1992 World Cup and played the best and most memorable role as the captain when Pakistan won the World Cup for the first time.
After that, he gave up cricket completely and got involved in the construction and development of “Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital” which he has set up in Lahore in memory of his late mother Shaukat Khanum.
Founded the Tehreek-e-Insaf in 1996 and declared both the PPP and the Muslim League corrupt, fielding their party candidates on a national basis in the February 1997 general elections but failing to win because of being a brand new party “Tehreek e Insaf”.
However, the PTI won the election in 2013 when it became the second-largest national party after the PML-N in terms of the number of votes, and similarly, after the 2018 elections, as Pakistan’s Prime Minister he is performing his duties.
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