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Imran Khan

عمران خان
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22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan
Assumed office
18 August 2018
President Mamnoon Hussain
Arif Alvi
Preceded by Nasirul Mulk (caretaker)
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Assumed office
25 April 1996
Deputy Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Preceded by Position established
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
13 August 2018
Preceded by Obaidullah Shadikhel
Constituency NA-95 (Mianwali-I)
Majority 113,523 (44.89%)
In office
19 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
Preceded by Hanif Abbasi
Succeeded by Vacant
Constituency NA-56 (Rawalpindi-VII)
Majority 13,268 (8.28%)
In office
10 October 2002 – 3 November 2007
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan
Constituency NA-71 (Mianwali-I)
Majority 6,204 (4.49%)
Chancellor of the University of Bradford
In office
7 December 2005 – 7 December 2014
Preceded by The Baroness Lockwood
Succeeded by Kate Swann
Personal details
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi

(1952-10-05) 5 October 1952 (age 69)
Lahore, Pakistan
Political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Jemima Goldsmith
(m. 1995; div. 2004)

Reham Khan
(m. 2014; div. 2015)

Bushra Manika (m. 2018)
Domestic partner Emma Sergeant (1982–1986)
Sita White (c. 1987–1991)
Children Tyrian
Education Keble College, Oxford
Net worth ₨38 million
Awards Hilal-e-Imtiaz (1992)
Pride of Performance (1983)
Signature Imran Khan signature.svg
Nickname(s) Kaptaan
Cricket information
Batting Right hand batsmen (RHB)
Bowling Right-arm fast
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 88) 3 June 1971 v England
Last Test 2 January 1992 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 175) 31 August 1974 v England
Last ODI 25 March 1992 v England
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 88 175 382 425
Runs scored 3807 3709 17771 10100
Batting average 37.69 33.41 36.79 33.22
100s/50s 6/18 1/19 30/93 5/66
Top score 136 102* 170 114*
Balls bowled 19458 7461 65224 19122
Wickets 362 182 1287 507
Bowling average 22.81 26.61 22.32 22.31
5 wickets in innings 23 1 70 6
10 wickets in match 6 0 13 0
Best bowling 8/58 6/14 8/34 6/14
Catches/stumpings 28/0 36/0 117/0 84/0
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 5 November 2014

Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi (Urdu: عمران احمد خان نیازی) (born 5 October 1952) is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan and former cricketer. Khan played international cricket for two decades in the late 20th century.

Khan became a politician in the mid-1990s. Currently, besides running his own political party, Khan is also a charity worker and cricket commentator. He made his political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in 1996. He made a cancer hospital, Shaukat Khanum, in memory of his mother who also died of cancer.

On July 26, 2018, Khan was elected Prime Minister despite many people accusing Khan's campaign of rigging the election. Khan took oath as Prime Minister of Pakistan on 18 August 2018.

Cricket Career

Khan started his career as a first-class cricketer in Lahore in 1968. During his studies at the University of Oxford, he also played for their Blue's Cricket team. In 1971, he played his first international test match for Pakistan against England. In 1974, he played his first One-day international against England.

Khan also became the second fastest all-rounder to reach the mark of 3000 runs and 300 wickets. He also has the second best batting average in test cricket at position 6.

Khan became the captain of Pakistan side in 1982, becoming one of the most successful captains with 91 wins in tests and ODIs.

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