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April 4, 2019
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Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan Cricketer) Family, Weight, Height, Age, Records, Controversies and More

By Kashif Sheikh

Arguably Afghanistan’s first cricket legend, Mohammad Nabi is now at the fag end of his career. The most common name for Afghanistan throughout their remarkable journey in cricketing world, Mohammad Nabi has also become a world-class all rounder known to be key resource for franchises all around the globe. At 34, he is good enough to turn any game around single handedly and that is what keeps him in the biggest league around the globe. SRH have entrusted him yet again this season, and Mohammad Nabi will be eager to justify the faith shown on him by his franchise.

Name: Mohammad Nabi

Nickname: NA

Role:
Right-handed Batsman, Right-arm Off Break Bowler (All-Rounder)

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’9″

Weight (approx.): 79kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 01 January 1985

Age (as in 2019): 34 Years

Birth Place: Logar, Afghanistan

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Pisces

Nationality:
Afghan

School: NA

College: NA

Educational Qualifications: NA

Family

Father: Name Not Known

Mother: Name Not Known

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Coach/Mentor: Taj Malik

Religion: Islam

Address: Logar, Afghanistan

Cricket Career

International Debut:

Test: vs India, 14 June 2018

ODI: vs Scotland, 19 April 2009

T20I:vs Ireland, 01 February 2010

Jersey Number: 7 (Afghanistan)

Major Teams: Afghanistan, Quetta Gladiators, Chittagong Vikings, Melbourne Renegades, Sylhet Royals, Rangpur Riders, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Balkh Legends, Sunrisers Hyderabad

Nature on field: Relaxed

Likes to play against: Scotland

Records

  • Mohammad Nabi holds the record for the fastest half-century by an Afghan in T20Is.
  • Mohammad Nabi is the first bowler from Afghanistan to pick 100 wickets.
  • He is also the first player for Afghanistan to play 100 ODIs.
  • Career Turning Point

    He has been a part of Afghanistan’s remarkable rise from fifth tier to getting an ODI status. His individual moment in that journey came during Afghanistan’s match against MCC, where he scored a century and was picked under MCC’s training programme.

    Preferences

    Hobbies: Movies

    Favourite Cricketers

  • Batsmen:
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq

  • Bowlers:
  • NA

    Favourite Cricket Ground: NA

    Favourite Sportsmen: NA

    Favourite Food: Non-Vegetarian

    Favourite Actors: NA

    Favourite Films: NA

    Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA

    Favourite Destinations: Dubai, India

    Tattoos: None

    Smoking/Drinking: No

    Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

    Marital Status: Married

    Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

    Wife/Spouse: Name Not Known

    Marriage Date: Not Known

    Children: 1 Son, 1 Daughter

    Earnings

    Net Worth: INR 30 Lakh/Year (IPL)

    Controversies

  • Mohammad Nabi has been found to breach the ICC Code of Conduct twice, both times against Ireland.
  • Lesser Known Facts

  • Mohammad Nabi left Afghanistan with his parents and flew to Peshawar during the Soviet war. They returned back after the war aired off.
  • Nabi is regarded as one of the finest all-rounders around the globe and is highly respected for his contribution to Afghanistan’s rise in cricket.
    Kashif Sheikh