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September 6, 2018
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Imran Khan (cricketer) Biography, Girlfriend, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Dheeraj Singh

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Imran Khan
(Former Pakistani Cricketer)

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Playing for Worcestershire, Imran made his debut for the Pakistan national team  at the age of 18. However, he made his home debut in 1976 after graduating from Oxford. He lead Pakistan team to 1992 World Cup Win and served as the team’s captain from 1982-1992.

After the World Cup Win, Khan retired from cricket in 1992 and made his shift to politics and philanthropy. In 1996, Imran Khan founded Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and became it’s national leader. In 2010, Khan was inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Currently, he is the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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Imran Khan Nickname: Imran Profession: Pakistani Politician, Philanthropist, and former cricketer Biography Autobiography: Imran: The autobiography of Imran Khan Biopic: Kaptaan: The Making of a Legend Physical Appearance Height (approx.): 183 cm Weight (approx.): 74 kg Eye Colour: Black Hair Colour: Black Tattoos: NA Personal Life Date of Birth: 5 October 1952 Age (as on 2018): 65 years Birth Place: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Sagittarius Nationality: Pakistani School: Aitchison College, Lahore & Royal Grammar School, Worcester, England College: Keble College, Oxford Educational Qualifications: Honours in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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Family Father: Ikramullah Khan Niazi Mother: Shaukat Khanum

Sister: No
Brother: No
Coach/Mentor: NA
Religion: Islam
Address: NA

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Cricket Career International Debut: Test: 03 June 1971 vs England ODI: 31 August 1974 vs England T20: Jersey Number: NA Domestic/State Team: Worcestershire, Sussex, Dawood Industries, Pakistan International Airlines, Lahore home teams Nature on field: Aggressive Likes to play against: England Favourite Shot/Ball:

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Records

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  • In 9 tests in a calendar year, Imran bagged 62 wickets at 13.29 each
  • Imran has the second highest all-time batting average of 61.86 playing at position 6 for a Test batsman.
  • Khan received all-rounder’s triple (securing 3000 runs and 300 wickets) in 75 Tests
  • With 362 wickets in the test cricket, Imran became the first Pakistani bowler to do so. In the world, he was the fourth.
  • Imran also holds the record for the best bowling figures in an ODI innings ODI in a losing cause. He took 6  for 14 runs.
  • Wisden Cricketer of the year 1983
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    Career Turning Point: When he met Tony Grieg, English test Cricketer and commentator, and signed with Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket. From there, Imran established himself as one of the fastest bowlers of the world.

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    Preferences Hobbies: Shooting partridge with dogs, Spending time with friends, Favourite Batsmen: Viv Richards (only he could attack me when I was at my peak)& Virat Kohli (likes his temperament) Favourite Bowlers: NA Favourite Cricket Ground: NA Favourite sports personalities: NA Favourite Food: Free-range chicken with properly cooked red chapati Favourite Actors: Amitabh Bachan Favourite Films: NA Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA Favourite Destinations: The Karakorum mountains in Pakistan, the highest range in the world Smoking/Alcohol: NA

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    Style Quotient Cars Collection: NA

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    Girlfriends, Spouse and Children Marital Status: Married Affairs/Girlfriends: Many Wife/Spouse: Jemima Goldsmith (16 May 1995)
    Former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan, accompanied by his wife Jemima, arrives at the London’s High Court July 26. Former England team-mates Ian-Botham and Allan-Lamb are suing Khan for libel over an article which appeared in India Today. – PBEAHUMWACF

    Reham Khan (January 2015)

    Courtesy – India TV

    Bushra Manik (February 2018)

    Courtesy – Daily Pakistan

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    Children: Sulaiman Isa and Kasim from Jemima Goldsmith

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    Earnings Net Worth: NA Test Fee: NA ODI Fee: NA T20 Fee: NA IPL 11: NA

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    Controversies

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  • In August 2017, Ayesha Gulalai, a member of National assembly of Pakistan alleged Imran of harassments and threats.
  • In 1994, Imran admitted of ball-tampering during test matches
  • Khan is said to have an illegitimate child with British National Sita White. However, he reportedly refused the child as he was aspiring for becoming Pakistan’s Prime Minister. The case was filed in LA Court which later ruled that Khan was child’s father.
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    Lesser Known Facts

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  • Imran Khan received the Hilal-e-Imtiaz-the second highest civilian award and honour given by Pakistan Government for 1992 World Cup Win.
  • He also received the President’s Pride of Performance award in 1983
  • Khan has published six non-fiction books, including an autobiography
  • He was the Asia Society’s Person of the Year 2012
  • Imran is the current chairman of Pakistan Movement of Justice
  • Khan received ICC Hall of Fame, Centennial Year celebrations on July 09 2004
  • Khan also received The Cricket Society Wetherall Award for the leading all-rounder in English first-class cricket in 1976 and 1980.
  • Khan received the Humanitarian Award at the Asian Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur On 13 December 2007 for setting up Pakistan’s first cancer hospital
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    Dheeraj Singh

    It might be a just another game for you, but for me, Cricket is something which I live for. From following cricket teams to keeping an eye on every new update in the cricketing world, I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.

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