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On one thing, Imran Khan’s friends and enemies agree: Lists with This Book. Batsman was yet to understand when did the ball released from hand and when did it reached the stumps, all he realized was off the gloves, bat pressed in wet armpit and there was the pavilion.

Shahwaleed Butt rated it really liked it Dec 12, The transformation and his entry into Politics are not brought convincingly enough, though he remains loyal to his political stand. Sandford makes short work of this match, disposing of it in barely a paragraph. Reader will be moved while moving towards different phases of his life. Ankit Wadhwa rated it liked it Oct 31, Imran Khan himself and his ex-wife Jemima have agreed to be interviewed for the book and given Sandford exclusive access to Imran’s inner sanctum.


Descendant of Pir Roshan and ex son-in-law of Goldsmiths. The book is like an exclusive documentary or the making of a legend. For anyone who wants to know about The King of Swing especially in view of all the balderdash in media about him.

A nice book to read and enjoy Christopher Sandford i,ran left any aspect of his subject’s life unattended. It kept longing me for more – the narrative was tad boring and it could have been made more interesting. Off you go… Better luck next time… Give my love to your sister… Shall I say cricket playboy?

Imran Khan

Of the five featured stars on the cover, a superbly hirsute year-old wearing a tight black shirt and gaudy trousers, with a facial expression of supreme self-confidence, stood out. Any reader like me will find a wide range of descriptions of his relationship with Javed Miandad. The prose, engaging and conversational throughout, is at times even riveting. I didn’t enjoy it much. It gave me an insight into his childhood days.

Cricket fixtures continue to echo in all this. It tells the story of Imran Khan: In these chapters, enter the central character and his family tree and relatives are penned in detail. View all 9 comments. You would think this makes Imran Khan an irresistible biography subject – and you’d be right. Imran’s utter focus and devotion to the given task at hand – be it cricket, politics, or social welfare – is well known and understood.


Imran Khan by Christopher Sandford

Abdulrehman rated it really liked it Mar 26, Sandford’s treatment has done him justice. He has worked as a film and music writer and reviewer for over 20 years and frequently contributes to newspapers and magazines on both sides of the Atlantic. Indeed, in politics as in cricket, Imran receives a great deal of unspoken credit for insisting on stepping out of his comfort zone.

In short a rage among young white British girls something many in sub-continent still try to do. Rolling Stone has called him “the preeminent author in his field today. This book showcases his complex life, marked by iconic sporting success and an equally disappointing political afterlife, in a just manner. Trivia About Imran Khan. And the chapters proceed on and on.