|Full name||Mohammad Nabi Essa Khel|
|Born||1 January 1985
|Nickname||The President,Mr. President|
|Bowling||Right-arm off break|
|Test debut (cap 5)||14 June 2018 v India|
|Last Test||5 September 2019 v Bangladesh|
|ODI debut (cap 7)||19 April 2009 v Scotland|
|Last ODI||26 January 2021 v Ireland|
|ODI shirt no.||7|
|T20I debut (cap 5)||1 February 2010 v Ireland|
|Last T20I||20 March 2021 v Zimbabwe|
|T20I shirt no.||7|
|Domestic team information|
|2013/14–2014/15||Mohammedan Sporting Club|
|2017||St Kitts and Nevis Patriots|
|2017||Mis Ainak Knights|
|2019||Kent (squad no. 77)|
|2020||St Lucia Zouks (squad no. 7)|
Early life and career
Nabi became born in logar province in Afghanistan, however his family moved to Peshawar in Pakistan, fleeing from the soviet–afghan struggle. He began playing cricket in Peshawar at the age of and his family moved returned to Afghanistan in 2000, wherein he started out gambling cricket with Mohammad Shahzad, Asghar afghan and Shapoor Zadran, all of whom could later become crucial participants of the afghan national team. Nabi played in his first aggressive match in 2003, playing for an Afghanistan team towards the Rahim Yar khan cricket affiliation. Afghanistan’s crew was negative, however nabi top-scored for the crew with sixty one runs. During this time Afghanistan did not have their personal cricket tools and had to rely upon shopping for it from Pakistan and India.
In 2006, nabi performed for Afghanistan in a excursion healthy against the Marylebone cricket membership (MCC) in Mumbai, India. he top-scored for Afghanistan with 116 in a large win, and turned into observed with the aid of former English check captain mike Gatting. Nabi turned into then included within the MCC’S young cricketers programme in England. Whilst with the MCC Nabi made his high-quality debut in a excursion in shape against Sri Lanka a in 2007, pinnacle-scoring for his team inside the first innings with 43 runs. Following this he performed home cricket in Pakistan for Pakistan customs.
- Nabi holds the record for the fastest fifty by an Afghan cricketer in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is).
- On 15 March 2018, during the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier match against the West Indies, he became the first bowler for Afghanistan to take 100 wickets in One Day Internationals (ODIs).
- In August 2018, during Afghanistan’s tour of Ireland, he became the first cricketer for Afghanistan to play in 100 ODI matches. It was also the 100th ODI to be played by the Afghanistan cricket team.