World 10 lesser known facts of the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan Editor — December 12, 2019 comments off Of course there is no need of any introduction for this man. But here is a little information about the man.Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 2 of 11 Here is a rare old picture of Imran Khan. Do you know there are two birthdays floating of the Pakistani Prime Minister. One is October 5 and the other November 25. Fans now have a chance to celebrate Imran Khan birthday twice in a yearImage Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 3 of 11 Another rare black and white picture of Imran Khan – who was known for his charisma and great looks back in the days when he was a cricketer. Of course we may add they – the charisma and good looks are still intact. Meanwhile, here is a little unknown fact about Pakistani PM. Imran Khan broke his left hand in school when he fell off a tree. The injury caused him pain but never a hindrance in his career since he didn’t use the left hand to bowl. However, he faced issues in batting and had to practice rigorously to overcome the pain.Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 4 of 11 Back in the days. A little known fact – Imran Khan and Benazir Bhutto were students at Oxford University at the same time. Imran Khan is one of 6 Pakistani politicians who have been to Oxford. He joins the ranks of Benazir Bhutto, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Liaquat Ali Khan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Wasim Sajjad.Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 5 of 11 Did you know that in 1971 Imran Khan was a part of the West-Pakistani under 19 team? He went to Bangladesh (at the time East-Pakistan) for a cricket match. On the day that the 1971 war began, he was on the last flight that came back to West Pakistan.Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 6 of 11 Imran Khan had announced his retirement from International cricket after the conclusion of the 1987 World Cup. However, Pakistan’s President Gen Zia-ul-Haq asked him to return to lead the team. Imran accepted his offer and went on to lead the team to their first ever Cricketing World Cup Victory in 1992.Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 7 of 11 In 1972, he watched Dennis Lillee bowl and that’s when he decided to be fast. It was the first time he’d seen a genuine fast bowler in action, and the rest was history!Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 8 of 11 Quirky Fact: Once in 1987, Nawaz Sharif, (then the chief minister of Punjab), appointed himself captain of the Pakistan team for a warm-up match against West Indies. He walked out to open the batting against one of the greatest fast bowling attacks in cricket history, wearing ‘batting pads, a floppy hat – and a smile.’ Imran quickly inquired if there was an ambulance ready.Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 9 of 11 Imran Khan visits Sindh during his cricketing days. A lesser know fact about the Pakistani PM. Once he was mugged Even Imran Khan couldn’t escape petty crime in Pakistan. While on a trip with his children in Islamabad, he was looted at gunpoint. The car driven by the criminals overtook his vehicle and snatched his mobile phone, credit card, and camera.Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 10 of 11 Did you know Imran Khan’s full name is Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi.Image Credit: Facebook : Imran Khan 11 of 11 Imran Khan was born into an affluent Pashtun family in Lahore and was educated at elite schools in Pakistan and the United Kingdom (UK), including the Royal Grammar School in Worcester and Aitchison College in Lahore. There were several accomplished cricket players in his family, including two elder cousins, Javed Burki and Majid Khan, who both served as captains of the Pakistani national team. Imran Khan played cricket in Pakistan and the United Kingdom (UK) in his teens and continued playing while studying philosophy, politics, and economics at the University of Oxford. Khan played his first match for Pakistan’s national team in 1971, but he did not take a permanent place on the team until after his graduation from Oxford in 1976.