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Inside Sport - - 20 Things You Might’ve Missed -

Im­ran Khan was poised to be­come the next Prime Min­is­ter of Pak­istan. PM and na­tional cricket cap­tain ... the dream of John Howard! Com­men­ta­tors noted it had been a real trans­for­ma­tion for Im­ran, who had re­made his im­age of in­ter­na­tional play­boy to pi­ous pop­ulist. He couldn’t quite shake his past how­ever, not­ing on elec­tion night: “I am a sports­man who has a train­ing of 21 years in the cricket grounds. I do not de­clare vic­tory till the last ball.”

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