Imran Khan Biography

Athlete (1952–)
Imran Khan is a champion cricketer and a Pakistani politician.


Imran Khan was born in Lahore, NE Pakistan, on November 25, 1952. He studied at Oxford and became a champion cricketer, leading Pakistan to the 1992 World Cup. After retiring from sport, he entered politics and formed his own party, the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (Pakistan Justice Movement). He is a regular commentator on cricket.

Career Highlights

Cricketer, born in Lahore, NE Pakistan. He studied at Oxford, playing in his first Test at 18 while at the university. One of the greatest all rounders, he was a fast bowler, adaptable batsman, and astute captain who inspired Pakistan's rise to prominence in world cricket. After leading Pakistan to the 1992 World Cup, he retired with a total of 3807 runs and 362 wickets in Test matches. He also played for Sussex and Worcester. His highly publicized nine-year marriage to Jemima Goldsmith ended in 2004. In addition to following a career in politics, forming his own party, Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (Pakistan Justice Movement), he is a cricket commentator.

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