Imran Khan: He is the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan. Current he is in power. He was the former captain of the Pakistan National Cricket Team. Pakistan Victory 1992 Cricket World Cup under the leadership of Imran Khan. Imran Khan is the Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party. PTI is one of the three major political parties in Pakistan.
- Full Name: Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi.
- Nickname: Kaptaan.
- Born: On 5 October 1952 AD. Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
- Father’s Name: Ikramullah Khan Niazi.
- Mother’s Name: Shaukat Khanum.
- Wife: Jemima Goldsmith, Reham Khan, and Bushra Bibi.
- Sons: Sulaiman Isa Khan, Qasim Khan.
- Daughter: Tyrian White.
- Education: University of Oxford (BA).
- Awards: Pride of Performance (1983). Hilal-e-Imtiaz (1992).
Education and First Life: On 5 October 1952 AD, Imran Khan was born to a Pashtun family in Lahore. He is the only son of Ikramullah Khan. His father was a Civil Engineer. His family belongs to the Niazi tribe. Imran Khan grew up upper-middle-class family. He was admitted to Cathedral School in Lahore. He was educated at the Aitchison College in Lahore. Then he was admitted to the Royal Grammar School Worcester in England. In 1972 AD, he was in Keble College, Oxford and he studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
Cricket Career: In 1970 AD, Imran Khan was started his first class-cricket. At that time his age only 16 years old. He was playing for his home team Lahore A. He was played well in his first-class cricket. In 1971 AD, he was playing for Pakistan National Team. His first test match against England. Imran Khan played until 1992 AD. He served as a team captain between 1982 to 1992 AD. Pakistan’s first and only one Victory World Cup, under his leadership.
Test Match Career:
- Total Matches- 88.
- Runs- 3,807.
- Batting average- 37.69
- 100s- 6
- The 50s- 18.
- Beat score-136.
- Bowling average- 22.81.
- 5 wickets – 23.
- 10 wickets -6.
- Best bowling- 8/58.
ODI Match Career:
- Total Matches- 175.
- Runs- 3,709.
- Batting average-33.41
- Best score- 102
- Wickets- 182
- 5 wickets- 1
- Best bowling- 6/14
Established Hospital And College: In 1991, Imran Khan declared to establish a cancer hospital. On 29 December 1994 AD, he set up this hospital in Lahore. He mentioned this hospital cost is $25 million. This hospital’s name is Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in memory of his mother. In 2015AD, he set up a second hospital in Peshawar. In 2008 AD, he also established Namal College in Punjab. There are more than 300 students studying in this institute.
Political Career: In 1996 AD, Imran Khan has founded the political party of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Justice Movement). He serves as the party’s chairman. He was started his party work under the slogan “Anti-Corruption”. He ran for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan in 1997 AD. In this election, he contested two seats but lost both. Imran Khan supported General Pervez Musharraf in 1999. He believing Pervez Musharraf could end Corruption and clear out the political mafias.
In the 2002 election, Imran Khan winning a single seat. Imran Khan continues his party campaign. And preparation for the next election. When Musharraf became president in 2007, he was running for office as then army chief. Imran Khan resigned on October 2 of that year. 85 members of parliament in protest of the election with Imran Khan. Musharraf declared a state of emergency in Pakistan. Imran Khan was placed under house arrest. At that time, he was released after spending some time in Prison.
In the 2013 election, the election resulted in a clear majority of the Pakistan Muslim League. Khan’s PTI party was the second-largest party. Khan’s party won 30 Parliamentary seats.
2018 General election, Imran Khan contested this general election. On 27 July, election officials declared that Imran Khan’s party had won 110 of the 269 seats. On 28 July, the Election Commission Of Pakistan was declared that the PTI had won a total of 116 of the 270 seats. As a result, Imran Khan became the Prime Minister of Pakistan.