Imran Khan Full Biography, Records, Height, PM, PTI, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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Imran Khan Full Biography

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The cricketer turned politician Imran Khan made his international debut against England in 1971 at the age of just 18. He is the man who completely revolutionized the Pakistani team and change the whole mindset with his extraordinary aggressions and bold decisions. Due to extraordinary services for cricket Pakistan, Imran khan regarded as the best captain and all-rounder of Pakistan till date. Despite being wicketless in his very first match, Imran khan made a comeback and came into limelight.

Imran khan’s career was completely on the peak during 1982-92 and that was the time was he transformed the mediocre Pakistani team into the world’s hot side. He drew test series against West Indies during their peak time and also become the first captain to win against India in India. During his last 10 years in international cricket, Imran khan completely changed his attitude toward the game with his average of 51 with the bat and 19 with the ball. In 1992 world cup final, after the early collapse, he goes one down and plays sensibly the knock of 72 to take his team to a respectable total. And led his team to the victory in Melbourne against England.

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Right after his cricketing days, Imran khan established a political party Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI) in 1996. after the real struggle of about 20 years, Imran Khan becomes the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Imran Khan Full Biography, Records, Height, PM, PTI, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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 Imran Khan Basic Information 

  • Name:  Imran Khan Niazi
  • Nickname: Kaptaan
  • Role: Allrounder
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm fast

Imran Khan Physical Appearance

Imran Khan Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 6 feet
  • Weight (approx.): 75 kg
  • Eye Color: Hazel Brown
  • Hair Color: Brownish black

Personal Life Of Imran Khan

  • Date of Birth: October 5, 1952,
  • Age: 67 years
  • Birth Place: Lahore, Punjab
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • School: Aitchison College in Lahore, Royal Grammar School Worcester in England
  • College: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics degree from Keble College, Oxford in 1975
  • Educational Qualifications: Graduated in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Keble College, Oxford
  • Net Worth: US$360,000

 Family & Religion of Imran Khan

Imran Khan with his family
Imran Khan with his mother and father
  • Father: Ikramullah Khan Niazi
  • Mother:Shaukat Khanum.
  • Brother: N/A
  • Sister: Rubina Khanum, Aleema Khanum, Uzma Khanum, Rani Khanum
  • Coach/Mentor:N/A
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Lahore

Cricket Career Of Imran Khan

  • Test: England v Pakistan at Birmingham, Jun 3-8, 1971
  • ODI: England v Pakistan at Nottingham, Aug 31, 1974
  • T20: N/A
  • Jersey Number:N/A
  • Domestic/State Teams:
  • Nature on the field: Aggressive

Batting Career

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test8812625380713637.69658857.79601832755
ODI17515140370910233.41510572.65101922245

Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test881421864482583628/5814/1162.6622.8151.5236
ODI175153744748441826/146/143.926.6240.9210

Source: Cricbuzz


Highlighted Records Of Imran Khan

  • In the 1992 World Cup, Imran Khan-led Pakistan to victory after beating England in the final.
  • With 3,807 runs and 362 wickets in 88 Test matches, Khan is only among 8 players in the world to have achieved this unique feat.
  • Imran Khan also has the privilege to call himself the first Pakistani captain to win a Test series in India. He did it in the year 1986-87.
  • Imran Khan took4/6 Against India in Sharjah. Among the six victims of Khan’s magical bowling were Ravi Shastri, Kris Srikanth, Sunil Gavaskar, DB Vengsarkar, M Amarnath, and Madan Lal.

Imran Khan Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Gym
  • Favorite Cricketers: Virat Kohli
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: Viv Richards
  • Favorite Food: Biryani
  • Favorite Color: Black

Imran Khan Relationship Status

Imran Khan Marriage

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  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Jemima Goldsmith (m. 1995; div. 2004), Reham Khan (m. 2015; div. 2015) Bushra Bibi (m. 2018)
  • Marriage Date:
  • Children: Suleiman Isa Khan, Qasim Khan

Imran Khan Awards and Recognitions

Imran Khan awards

  • For his achievements for cricket Pakistan, Khan received the Hilal-e-Imtiaz, the second-highest civilian award, and honor bestowed by the Government of Pakistan.
  • In 1983, he gets the pride of performance award.
  • In 1985, he was awarded as the player of the year by Sussex Cricket Society.
  • He was also named Wisden Cricketer of the year, in 1983.
  • He is also featured as Hall of fame at the University of Oxford.

Controversies did by ( Imran Khan )

  • In 1994, Khan had admitted that, during Test matches, he “occasionally scratched the side of the ball and lifted the seam.”

The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of Imran Khan

Lesser-Known Facts About Imran Khan

  • Imran Khan had announced his retirement from international cricket after the conclusion of the 1987 World Cup. However, Pakistan’s President Gen Zia-ul-Haq asked him to return to lead the team. Imran accepted his offer and went on to lead the team to their first-ever Cricketing World Cup Victory in 1992.
  • While on a trip with his children in Islamabad, he was looted at gunpoint. The car driven by the criminals overtook his vehicle and snatched his mobile phone, credit card, and camera.
  • Did you know that in 1971 Imran Khan was a part of the West-Pakistani under 19 team? He went to Bangladesh (at the time East-Pakistan) for a cricket match. On the day that the 1971 war began, he was on the last flight that came back to West Pakistan.

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