By Webteam - 5th October 2017 6:05am
Born 5th October 1952 in Lahore
Imran Khan Niazi PP, HI is a Pakistani politician, former cricketer and philanthropist who leads the Pakistan Movement of Justice and serves as a member of the National Assembly. Prior to entering politics, Khan played international cricket for two decades in the late twentieth century.
Khan retired from cricket in 1992 as one of Pakistan's most successful players. In total he made 3,807 runs and took 362 wickets in Test cricket, and is one of eight world cricketers to have achieved an 'All-rounder's Triple' in Test matches. He led Pakistan to victory at the 1992 Cricket World Cup, Pakistan's first and only victory in that competition.
In April 1996, Khan founded the Pakistan Movement for Justice, a centrist political party, and became the party's national leader. Khan contested for a seat in the National Assembly in October 2002 and served as an opposition member from Mianwali until 2007. He was again elected to the parliament in the 2013 elections, when his party emerged as the second largest in the country by popular vote.1213 Khan serves as the parliamentary leader of the party and leads the third largest block of parliamentarians in the National Assembly since 2013.
I am called an Islamic fundamentalist by Rushdie. My critics in Pakistan say I am a Zionist agent. I must be doing something right.
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