Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday shared a memorable newspaper clip on his Instagram account and revealed that he was awarded the title of the “International Cricketer of the Year” in 1989. He additionally disclosed that he received a $72,000 Rover automobile together with the title for which he got here underneath pointless criticism from the Australian Press.
According to Geo.television, the article additional detailed that Imran Khan grew to become the primary Asian cricketer to win the award since its inception in 1979 in addition to the eighth abroad participant to take the main prize.
However, the information didn’t settle effectively with the then Australian cricket skipper Allan Border who stated that the award ought to have been given to his teammate Dean Jones as a substitute.
Per the article, when PM Imran Khan went out to toss with Aussie cricketer Allan Border on the MCG for the primary of the perfect of three finals, he wore a specifically printed T-shirt saying “I’m sorry I won the car.”
When Imran Khan informed interviewer Ian Chappell that the proceeds from the $72,000 Rover 827 Vitesse have been to be donated to the most cancers hospital he was organising in Lahore on the time, Allan Border’s was embarrassed.