Mohammad Kabir Khan
(), born April 12, 1974 in Peshawar
, is a Pakistani cricketer
. He was a right-handed batsman
and a left-arm medium-fast
bowler who played for the Pakistan national cricket team
. He was the coach of the Afghanistan national cricket team
, before resiging his post citing interference with the Afghanistan board management.
A seam bowler with considerable pace, Khan first played on the Sri Lankan
tour of 1994-95, and made sporadic one-day appearances for the next six years. However, he never established a long-term role in the side, having only participated in ten One Day International
, finding it tough to break into a Pakistan side sporting both Wasim Akram
and Waqar Younis
. This was despite a respectable bowling average
of just over 25. Khan ended up playing 5 Test matches
and 10 One Day Internationals
He still plays league cricket in the United Kingdom
, currently for Stirling County Cricket Club
as the club's professional.
After retiring from first-class cricket
last in 2005, Kabir became the coach
of the Habib Bank Limited cricket team
side and after gaining experience there, he coached the United Arab Emirates national cricket team
. Khan is a highly qualifed ECB
Level 3 coach.
Khan was the coach of Afghanistan national cricket team
and guided them from the 2008 ICC World Cricket League Division Five
, thorough Division Four
and Division Three
to One Day International
status during the 2009 ICC......