Mohammad Nabi Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi Career Stats are very impressive and lots of records he attached to him for his outstanding performances in Test, ODI, and T20 Cricket. He has a fantastic cricket career in all formats of international also in league and franchise cricket. He is a batting all-rounder a strong middle-order batsman who can bowl flighted off-spin and former Afghan Cricket captain. Nabi has represented his national side Afghanistan Cricket Team in all three formats of International Cricket.

Nabi has played all qualifying mega first-class cricket formats of ICC to obtain Test, ODI and T20I status for staggering Afghanistan Cricket. He was born in Logar, Afghanistan but raised in Pakistan as a refugee along with his teammates Mohammad Shahzad, Asghar Afghan, Hamid Hassan, and Shapoor Zadran. He has played his first-class cricket in Pakistan.

Nabi has played a very competitive domestic structure cricket in Pakistan as he got trained from former Pakistani Test cricket Arshad Khan’s Academy in Peshawar. He captained Afghanistan Cricket Team in their first-ever mega tournament in the Asia Cup 2014, Afghanistan Team won their first-ever ODI match against a Test Playing nation when they defeated Bangladesh.

Afghanistan went to play the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2015 Cricket World Cup but could win a single game, Nabi resigned as captain. Nabi played for the first time for Afghanistan Cricket Team in 2006 when his team made their very first abroad tour against  Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in Mumbai, India.

List A – First Class Career

In 2007 Mohammad Nabi made his first-class cricket debut for Afghanistan Cricket Team as Afghan Team A against Sri Lanka A. Nabi played his first-class cricket in the strong domestic structure of Pakistan as he raised in Pakistan, moved from Afghanistan at the age of 10 and resided in Peshawar from 2007-10.

Nabi played his first-class cricket in the Bangladesh domestic divisional first-class cricket structure while representing Mohammedan Sporting Club in the Dhaka Premier League from 2013-15. He played his first-class cricket for Afghanistan in the 2009–10 ICC Intercontinental Cup against a Zimbabwe XI, scoring a century and taking 3/90 in the first innings.

Nabi became the first Afghan bowler to take 100 ODI wickets while playing the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier match against the West Indies on March 15, 2018. He became the first Afghan Cricketer to play 100 ODI matches during a tour of Ireland in August 2018.

Nabi is a fantastic all-round cricketer who has performed well not only in International cricket but in league cricket as well. Mohammad Nabi Career Stats in all formats of international cricket and in league cricket are adorable at all. He not only played for his national side but all went after all cricket leagues being played around the globe that’s why he is known as a consistent performer.

T20 League Cricket Career

Nabi played his first-class cricket for Mis Ainak Knights, a region representing southeast Afghanistan for first-class cricket structure during season 2017. He made his debut in the Bangladesh Premier League while representing Sylhet Royals during the second edition of BPL in 2013 and later played for Rangpur Riders, Chittagong Vikings, and Comilla Victorians.

Mohammad Nabi made his debut in the Pakistan Super League and represented Quetta Gladiators during the inaugural edition of PSL 2016. Nabi made his debut in the Indian Premier League for Sunrisers Hyderabad during IPL 2017 season and retained by the same franchise until the most recent IPL 2019 edition.

He made his debut in the KFC Big Bash League for Melbourne Renegades in 2017 and retained by the same franchise until the most recent BBL 2018 edition. He made his debut in the English County Championship for Leicestershire County Cricket Club during the English County season 2018.

Nabi made his debut in the Afghanistan Premier League inaugural edition for Balkh Legends in September 2018. He made his debut in the Caribbean Premier League for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots during CPL 2017 edition.

Mohammad Nabi Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 21116834
Runs Scored252,5651,1611,275
100s/50s0/01/130/32/5
Highest2411689117
6s/4s0/483/15966/7840/136
Batting Averages6.2529.1421.9025.01
Strike Rate48.0787.18145.1251.72
Balls Bowled2825,2791,4324,584
Wickets41186990
Bowling Averages39.7531.7524.7123.14
5-Wickets Haul3
Best Bowling3/364/304/106/33
Catches/Stumps2/–50/–34/–20/–
ICC Batting Rankings5130
ICC Bowling Rankings

Mohammad Nabi Profile

Full NameMohammad Nabi Essa Khel
Date of Birth1 January 1985 Logar, Afghanistan
Current Age34
Height5 feet 9 inches
Nickname——–
T-Shirt No.7
Playing RollAll-rounder
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm off-break
Test Debut14 June 2018 v India (cap 5)
ODI Debut19 April 2009 v Scotland (cap 7)
T20 Debut1 February 2010 v Ireland (cap 5)
Last Test15 March 2019 v Ireland
Last ODI10 March 2019 v Ireland
Last T2024 February 2019 v Ireland
Twitter @mohammadnabi007
Instagram@mohammadnabi07
Major Teams Afghanistan, Chittagong Vikings, Leicestershire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Melbourne Renegades, Pakistan Customs, Quetta Gladiators, St Kitts, and Nevis Patriots, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sylhet Royals

Mohammad Nabi as Captain Career

Matches FormatMatchesWonLostDrawnTiedNo resultWin %
Test  –
ODI28131546 %
T20 12660 %
Updated: 03/12/2019 — 6:06 pm