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Ali Khan

Shaharyar M Khan is a distinguished international diplomat who served as High Commissioner in Great Britain, as Ambassador to France and Jordan, Pakistan's Foreign Secretary and UN Secretary General's Special Representative in Rwanda. His cricket pedigree is impeccable. He distinguished himself at Cambridge University, played first class cricket in Britain and Pakistan and was a playing member of the MCC. His family link him to the all-time 'greats' of cricket on the sub-continent including the Nawab of Pataudi who played for England and captained India and Mansur Ali Khan, a distinguished 'Blue' and Pakistani captain. He was Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, 2003-2006.

Ali Khan is Associate Professor at LUMS, a professional social anthropologist and cricket-playing student of the game. Shaharyar Khan's previous publications include The Begums of Bhopal: A Dynasty of Women Rulers in the Raj, The Shallow Graves of Rwanda (both I.B.Tauris) and Memoirs of a Rebel Princess


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Cricket Cauldron
The Turbulent Politics of Sport in Pakistan

I.B. Tauris
Pakistan is a country beset with politicized instabilities, economic problems, ethnic conflicts, religious fervor and crises of identity. It is also a country...
Ali Khan

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