Sport: Cricket
Years: 1971-1992
Accolades: 1992 Word Cup, ICC Hall of Fame, 3x Player of the Year
Regarded as one of the greatest all-around cricketers of all-time, Khan's best qualities were his bowling and leadership. One of cricket's fastest bowlers, he led the Pakistani National Team to their first and only World Cup in 1992. Imran hand-picked that team, including future stars Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram, Inzamam-ul-haq, and Mushtaq Ahmed. After his retirement, Khan started his own political party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which focuses on weeding out corruption in the Pakistani government. Khan continues to head the party and is one of the country's most popular leaders due to his strong Islamic values.