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17 Zany Secrets About Imran Khan

1. Imran Khan Niazi mieux connu comme Imran Khan est un homme politique pakistanais, former cricketer, philanthropist, cricket commentator and former chancellor of the University of Bradford.

2. Khan played international cricket for two decades in the late twentieth century and, after retiring, entered politics.

3. In April 1996, Khan a fondé le parti politique Tehreek-e Pakistan-Insaf et est devenu son président.

4. A quiet and shy boy in his youth, Khan a grandi avec ses quatre sœurs dans des circonstances relativement aisées et a reçu une éducation privilégiée.

5. He was educated at Aitchison College in Lahore and the Royal Grammar School Worcester in England, where he excelled at cricket.

6. Dans 1972 he enrolled in Keble College, Oxford where he studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics, graduating with honours in 1975.

7. On 16 May 1995, Khan married Jemima Goldsmith, in a two-minute ceremony conducted in Urdu in Paris.

8. A month later, on 21 June, they were married again in a civil ceremony at the Richmond registry office in England. Jemima converted to Islam.

9. Jemima denied the rumours by publishing an advertisement in Pakistani newspapers.

10. In January 2015 Khan married British-Pakistani journalist Reham Khan in a private Nikah ceremony at his residence in Islamabad.

11. Khan made a lackluster first-class cricket debut at the age of sixteen in Lahore.

12. By the start of the 1970s, he was playing for his home teams of Lahore A . At Worcestershire, where he played county cricket from 1971 to 1976, he was regarded as only an average medium-pace bowler.

13. During this decade, other teams represented by Khan included Dawood Industries .

14. Khan made his test cricket debut against England in 1971 in the city of Birmingham.

15. Three years later, il a débuté dans le match One Day International, once again playing against England at Nottingham for the Prudential Trophy.

16. As a fast bowler, Khan reached the peak of his powers in 1982.

17. Dans 9 Tests, he got 62 wickets at 13.29 each, the lowest average of any bowler in Test history with at least 50 wickets in a calendar year. In January 1983, playing against India, he attained a Test bowling rating of 922 points.

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