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Imran Khan

Imran Khan (Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi, born November 25 1952) was a Pakistani cricketer. He went to school in Lahore and then attended Oxford University where he was also Captain of the Oxford University Cricket team. He comes form a cricketing family with two of his cousins Javed Burke and Majid Khan also having played test cricket for Pakistan. He is married to Jemima (aka Haiqa) Khan who is the daughter of the late British millionaire Sir James Goldsmith. Jemima Khan embraced Islam before she married Imran Khan and now lives with him in Lahore, Pakistan.

Since retiring from Pakistani Test Cricket , Imran Khan has been devoting most of his time to the Shaukat Khannum Memorial Hospital, a state-of-the-art charitable Cancer Hospital that he established using donations in Lahore. In recent years he has started a socio- political movement in Pakistan known as 'Tehrik-i-Insaf' or 'Movement for Justice' and ran for office in the National Elections.