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Javed Burki

Javed Burki (Urdu: جاوید برکی) (born 8 May 1938, Meerut, British India) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 25 Tests from 1960 to 1969 to ... More »Javed Burki (Urdu: جاوید برکی) (born 8 May 1938, Meerut, British India) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 25 Tests from 1960 to 1969 to eventually become an ICC match referee. Burki received his early education from St Mary's Cambridge School and Aitchison College, Lahore. He also played cricket while studying at Oxford University (1958–1960). Javed Burki is the son of General Wajid Ali Khan Burki (1900–1988). General Burki's sister-in-law, Shaukat Khanum (Burki), was the mother of Imran Khan, the founder and leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party. Another of Burki's cousins, Majid Khan also served as Pakistan's cricket captain. Burki's brothers include Dr. Nausherwan Khan Burki, a founding member of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre and Jamshed Burki, a career civil servant (Interior Secretary). After retiring from cricket, Burki joined the Pakistan Civil Service as part of the District Management Malakand Division – NWFP... [ Wikipedia ]

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PCB decides to send only former greats as ambassadors to India

Former captains, Imran Khan and Javed Burki have expressed their inability to travel to India due to their commitments. In the past whenever Indo-Pak series has been played the board faced a lot of pressure to send VIP delegations on its own expenses. The source said that while Pakistan ...

Miandad cancels trip to India in wake of controversy- TIMESNOW.tv Latest Breaking News, Big News S

Former Pakistan captain, Imran Khan and his cousins, Majid Khan and Javed Burki had declined invitations from the PCB to go to India for the series...

Winning the numbers game

Then there is his unparalleled cricket education, starting from the family compound in Lahore's Zaman Park under the watchful eyes of Majid Khan and Javed Burki, going on to Oxford University ,... Full Article at Cricinfo.com ...

PCB to send 10 former cricket legends to India during December tour

According to the paper, Hanif Mohammad, Imtiaz Ahmad, Majid Khan, Zaheer Abbas, Mushtaq Mohammad, Imran Khan, Javed Burki, Wasim Bari, Intikhab Alam and Sadiq Mohammad are the players who will be sent from Pakistan to India. “The committee members hoped that this tour will bring both the ...

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Personal Management

Khan’s mother hailed from the Burki family which had produced several successful hockey players, as well as cricketers such as Javed Burki and Majid Khan. Early in life, Khan developed an interest in cricket, which is an extremely popular sport in Pakistan. Khan made a ...

Busy Imran Khan declines PCB invite, Miandad may come for Ind tour

The former players who have confirmed participation include Hanif Mohammad, Zaheer Abbas, Wasim Bari, Intikhab Alam, Mushtaq Mohammad, Javed Burki, Sadiq Mohammad and Imtiaz Ahmad...

Imran Khan

Inspired by his cousins, Javed Burki and Majid Khan who were first class cricketers, Imran Khan started playing cricket during his school years at the age of thirteen. He also played Cricket for Oxford University. He made his first class test debut for Lahore at the age of sixteen and ...

5_4_Bretton Woods y ODM (1)

En junio de 2000 las máximas autoridades del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) yel Banco Mundial, junto con los Secretarios Generales de la Organización de NacionesUnidas y de la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico (OCDE),firmaban conjuntamente el documento Un mundo ...

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