Prime Minister Imran Khan wins ‘International Sports Personality’ award
For Imran Khan’s contribution to cricket, he has been awarded Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Maktoum Creative World Sports Award.
The award was announced in a ceremony in Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Maktoum was the chief guest of the event.
Prime Minister of Pakistan will receive the award next year.
Imran Khan won the International Sports Personality award for his illustrious cricketing career as well as leading Pakistan’s team to the 1992 World Cup.
All-rounder Imran Khan debuted his cricketing career in 1971 and ended his career on a higher note after lifting the only Pakistan One Day World Cup.
All-rounder represented Pakistan in 88 Test matches and 175 one-day internationals.
He scored 3,807 runs and 362 in the red-ball format while 3,709 runs were scored from his bat in one-day internationals along with 182 wickets to his name.