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| On Oct 22, 2020 3:48 PM IST

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

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Mohammad Nabi is one of the two biggest cricketing personalities from Afghanistan. Nabi has been a key resource for T20 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 leagues around the globe.

 

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 the field: Relaxed

 

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 the 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.