Mohammad Nabi Earlier Life:
Mohammad Nabi was born on January 1, 1985 (age 34 Years) in Logar, Afghanistan. His father name is KL Lokesh and his mother name is Rajeshwari. He has a sister named Bhavna. Nabi has a son named Rohan Khan and his wife name will be updated soon.
His family migrated to Peshawar, Pakistan, seeking a safe haven from the Soviet War in Afghanistan. Nabi started playing cricket at the age of 10 and begin training at Arshad Khan’s academy.
Later, Nabi’s family moved back to Afghanistan where he began playing cricket along with Shapoor Zadran, Mohammad Shahzad and Asghar Afghan.
Physical Appearance – Mohammad Nabi height 1.75 m (5’9″ Feet) and Weight 81 kg. He has black color hair and a black eye. He belongs to the Islam religion and caste details are unknown.
Mohammad Nabi Career:
On a tour to India, he caught the eyes of the former English Test Captain Mike Gatting when he hit a century against a visiting MCC side. In July 2007 Nabi made his First Class debut for Marylebone Cricket Club against Sri Lanka A at Arundel.
Nabi was one of the important members of the Afghan Cricket Team which rose from the ICC World Cricket League Division Five to the team that has achieved One Day International status.
He made his List A debut for Pakistan Customs against National Bank of Pakistan on 20 March 2008. Nabi made his One Day International debut for Afghanistan on April 19, 2009, against Scotland in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Benoni where he scored his maiden half-century and also it was the country’s first ever ODI game.
In March 2011, Nabi took over the captaincy from Nawroz Mangal and lead the side to their maiden World Cup campaign in 2015.
Nabi has played in various T20 leagues around the world and in the 2017 IPL auction he has been bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise for a price of RS. 30 Lakh and became the first Afghan player to be picked up by an IPL team.
In the 2018 IPL auction, he was once again bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for RS. 1 Crore. Mohammad Nabi made his Test debut against India in the inaugural Test match on 14 June 2018. Nabi was also included in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Mohammad Nabi has played along with Mohammad Shahzad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan and many more in the international cricket. He represents Melbourne Renegades in BBL and Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL, played along with David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kane Williamson, and others.
Mohammad Nabi Facts:
- Nabi started playing cricket at the age of 10.
- In July 2007, Nabi made his FC debut for Marylebone Cricket Club against Sri Lanka A.
- On 20 March 2008, he made his List A debut for Pakistan Customs against National Bank of Pakistan.
- He made his ODI debut for Afghanistan on April 19, 2009, against Scotland in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers.
- Ahead of the IPL 2017, he was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2017 IPL auction.
- On 14 June 2018, Mohammad Nabi made his Test debut in the inaugural Test match against India.
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