A Look At Imran Khan’s Extraordinary Journey From A Cricketer To Pakistan’s PM

Imran Khan’s Extra-Ordinary Journey From A Cricketer To Pakistan’s PM, Punjab XI
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Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, Imran Khan is all set to take over as the country’s new Prime Minister today. So here is a look at the timeline of Imran Khan’s extraordinary journey from a cricketer to Pakistan’s PM.

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1971: Makes his International Debut but returns with ordinary figures.

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1977: After staging a comeback records his first major performance during Sydney Test where he picks up 12 wickets.

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1982: Takes over from Javed Miandad as the captain of Pakistan.

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1987-88: Announces retirement after the world cup but is asked to return as captain by General Zia-ul-Haq.

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1992: Secures his legend as a cricketer when Pakistan beats England in the final to win a cricket world cup for the first time against all odds.

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1994: Raises 25 million dollars to see Pakistan have its first cancer hospital.

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1996: During the election year initiates Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf but the party is not able to win a single seat in general elections.

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2002: Becomes a Member National Assembly (MNA) for the first time.

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2008: Boycotts general elections citing pre-poll rigging.

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2013: Rises as a true opposition force in Pakistan.

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2014: Stages 4 month long protests in Pakistan over election-rigging allegations.

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2017: Wins the court case relating to Panama gate. The development results in the ouster of the then Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif.

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2018: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf wins the general elections making way for Imran’s rise to the Prime Minister’s post.

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