In this article we will talk about one of the most influential cricketers ever to play the game and the single most important player in the history of Pakistan cricket and so much so that more since the last four years this man is the Prime minister of Pakistan and his international career has a lot to do with it , but in this article we will only talk about Imran Khan ‘s cricketing career and it is a legendary one at that.
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Imran Khan is the single most greatest cricketer in the history of Pakistan cricket and he is the one who has inspired the most number of young players from his nation to pick up a bat or ball and play cricket for Pakistan. He was the man who led the team to the Works Cup in 1992 and all the players say that if it wasn’t for his leadership they would have not won this tournament. So, let’s look at the Profile Stats and Records of the incredible Imran Khan.
Personal Information :
The full name of Imran Khan is Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi and he was born on 5th October 1992 at Lahore in Pakistan and ever since he was a young boy he wanted to play cricket for Pakistan and change the way it is played in the nation and do something special for his country. He was called skipper by all his teammates because he was revered by all his mates as an exceptional leader and he his height was 6ft inches which allowed him to hit lots of strokes and get lots of bounce when he was bowling and after retiring from cricket he sought to help his nation through politics. He was a very handy right hand batter as well as right arm medium pace bowler.
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International Information :
He played for Pakistan for 21 years and he was the undisputed number 1 player of his nation for all of those years. He made his test debut on 3rd June 1971 vs England and after 21 years he played his last test match against Sri Lanka on 2nd January 1992 thus capping off an incredible test career. He played his first ODI match on 31st August 1974 against England and after changing the face of cricket he played his last ODI match vs England on 25th March 1992 which was also the 1992 World Cup final.
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Career Stats :
5 Wickets in an innings
10 Wickets in a match
Second best figures in a test innings by a captain (8/58)
Best bowling figures in an innings when being in the losing side (6/14)
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