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Javed Burki

Cricket Player from Pakistan

Javed Burki (Urdu: جاوید برکی) (born 8 May 1938) 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 eventually working his way up to become Secretary to Government of Pakistan's Ministry of Commerce and Secretary Ministry of Water and Power (WAPDA]). Burki also served as CEO of Pakistan Automobile Corporation (PACO) under  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1938-05-08
Place of birth
Meerut
Nationality
Pakistan

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