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Pathan Suitor

A few bold strokes catapult Imran Khan into political relevance

Pathan Suitor
Pathan Suitor
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Press the rewind button and recall the mesmerising sight of Imran Khan galloping in to hurl his thunderbolts down the 22 yards.

Those who shouldered arms found, to their dismay, the ball rip back to rattle the stumps. Fifteen years after retiring from cricket, King Khan appears to have finally mastered the art of bowling in the political arena: words are his red cherry, his analysis has acquired a vicious in-swing and arrives bang on middle stump, unplayable yorker length, and his candour booms off the pitch, in your face. The unsure bat facing his fiery spell: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

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