Imran Khan: Cricketer, Philanthropist, Writer, Politician
Original Name: Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi
Date of Birth: October 05, 1952 (66 years), Lahore, Pakistan
Height: 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Education: Keble College, Oxford (B.A. (Hons.) in PPE)
Siblings: Khan has four sisters
Rubina Khanum, Aleema Khanum, Uzma Khanum, Rani Khanum
Parents: Ikramullah Khan Niazi, a civil engineer (Father), Shaukat Khanum (Mother)
Spouse: Jemima Goldsmith (m. 1995; div. 2004), Reham Khan
(married. 2015; divorced. 2015) Bushra Bibi (m. 2018)
Domestic partner: Emma Sergeant (1982–1986), Sita White (1987–1991)
Children: Tyrian (Daughter), Sulaiman (Son), Qasim (Son).
Awards: Hilal-e-Imtiaz 1992
Pride of Performance 1983
IMRAN KHAN NET WORTH : ₨1.4 billion (US$13 million) ListKanalssets are given below:
Bungalow at bani gala, Islamabad of 300 Kanal US$ 7.1 million (Rs750 million)
A house at Zaman Park, Lahore US$ 270,000 (Rs29 million)
Investing more than US$ 380,000 (Rs40 million)
Also, owner of agriculture land about 39 Kanal at Talhar and Islamabad and also has 530 Kanal at khanewal. Khan also has a share in 363 Kanal of agricultural land by inherited also possess the furniture of US$ 5700 (Rs0.6 million)
Imran Owner of livestock worth US$ 1900 (Rs0.2 million)
Surprisingly Khan have not any Vehicle
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre
Imran Khan Foundation
In Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Thailand Imran Khan also served as UNICEF’S Special Representative for Sports and promoted health and immunization programs. He also worked for cricket charity with the Lords Taverners. He founded the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Trust in Lahore by 1991 bearing the name of his mother.
Khan established Pakistan first and only cancer hospital. For this purpose, Khan raised funds exceeding $25 million from all over the world.
Imran Khan also established a technical college for the deserving and talented students in the Mianwali district called Namal College. It was built by Mianwali Development Trust. It is an associated college of the University of Bradford.
Imran Khan Foundation also established by Imran Khan which is another Welfare Work. The aim of the Imran Khan Foundation is to assist needy people of Pakistan. Imran khan foundation also works for rehabilitation of flood victim.
Imran khan foundation also collaborated with Buksh Foundation on a welfare project “Lighting a Million Lives” to light up the villages in Dera Ghazi Khan, Mianwali and Dera Ismail Khan.
Literary work: autobiography/Writing/Book/s:
Kaptaan: The Making of a Legend (autobiography)
Awards and honors
Pakistan: A Personal History
International cricket five-wicket hauls
As a Cricketer:
I first-class his first class cricket debut in the age of 16 in Lahore. During 1973 to 1975 Khan was the player of the University of oxford’s Blues team. From 1971 to 1976 Khan played county cricket at Worcestershire.
In June 1971
at Edgbaston Khan Started his Test cricket career by debut against England. After 3 years of playing test cricket, Khan Started his career in One Day International (ODI) match against England at Trent Bridge for the prudential trophy.
30-year-old Khan at the peak of his career he took the captaincy of Pakistan Cricket team after Javed Miandad. On the English soil, Khan got to succeed in the test match and its first victory for 28 years and the second match in his captaincy. In the Captaincy of Imran Khan Pakistan won the 1992 Cricket World Cup and retired from cricket.
Cricket Career: Batting: Right-handed batsman
(1971-1992) Bowling: Right-arm fast
Test debut: (Cap 88) 3 June 1971 v/s England
Last Test: 2 January 1992 v/s Sri Lanka
ODI debut: (Cap 175) 31 August 1974 v/s England
Last ODI: 25 March 1992 v/s England
Cricket Career statistics:
|5 wickets in innings||23||1||70||6|
|10 wickets in match||6||0||13||0|
In Politics: Khan: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Political Career: (1996 to present)
during his cricket career, then President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq offered a political position to Imran Khan in Pakistan Muslims League but he rejected. Nawaz Sharif also invited Imran Khan to join his political party but at this he also denied.
On 25 April 1996 Khan founded a political party Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaaf. In 1997’s General Elections Khan contested as candidates of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaaf from two seats NA-53 Mianwali and NA-94 Lahore but was lost both of seats by PML (N).
general elections of Pakistan again PTI the political party of Khan took part and contested but failed to get the majority but Khan got his Seat of National Assembly from Mianwali. In 2008 General Elections Khan boycotts the elections.
2013 Khan’s Party won 30 Seats in general elections of National Assembly and became the third largest political party of Pakistan.
In 2018’s Pakistan general elections Khan’s party won 110 of 269 seats of National assembly of Pakistan and Imran Khan become the 22nd Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.