Politician in sports

Imran Khan is best known in the world of sports for captaining Pakistan to victory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup. Born on 5 October 1952 in an affluent family in Lahore, Khan made his international cricket debut in 1971 with a Test match against England. Khan was an all-rounder and lorded over the game during his spectacular sporting career, which ended with the World Cup victory in 1992. In just 88 Tests, he took 362 wickets at an average of 22.81 and scored 3807 runs, including six centuries, at an average of 37.69. In the limited-overs version of the game, Khan took 182 wickets in 175 matches at an average of 26.61 and scored 3709 runs.