Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) (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.
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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