Imran Khan

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He dazzled the world with his amazing talent, he gave cricket another name, he is and always will be remembered by cricket fans worldwide. Imran khan, an unbelievably talented all rounder is the Legend of cricket and has reached the top like no one else.

This cricketer was born no differently than any other person. He was born in Lahore, Pakistan into a family of six. He entered the world on November 25, 1952, the only boy and seventh member of his family. His parents gave him the name Imran Khan Niazi and truly loved him since he is the only boy in their family.

Imran was part of a well-educated family. His parents believed that their children should get the best of education, and become something. Imran's parents have believed this and followed through with it, and that is why Imran's sisters are so successful today. His older sister Robina is an alumnus of the LSE and has a senior position in the United Nations in New York; his other sister Aleema has a master's degree in business administration and runs a successful business; Uzma is a highly qualified surgeon is working in a Lahore hospital; while his other sister Rani is a University graduate who coordinates charity work. When it was time for Imran to go attend a college, he went to the prestigious public school in Lahore, the Aitchison College. There he was by far the best player on his team, being a very fine batsmen. He was still though quite far from becoming the best in the world. As Imran grew older, his interests went from being a batsmen to being a fast bowler.

When sixteen, Imran made his debut for Lahore. Imran's cousins Javed Burki, and Majid Khan were a great part of cricket therefore when he made his test debut people thought that he made it because his family was on the Pakistan's Cricket Team. (Nepotism)

Later, Imran had to put cricket to the side and focus more on his studies. Undoubtedly he was back again at...
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