Moin Khan

Country: Pakistan
Born: September 23, 1971, Rawalpindi, Punjab
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

Moin Khan Bio

Mohammad Moin Khan, a renowned cricket player from Pakistan, was known for his combative skills on the field. Throughout his career, he constantly competed with Rashid Latif for the goalkeeper’s position, with his batting ability often keeping him ahead of the competition. Although Latif was considered the better keeper, Moin’s effectiveness and resilience in pressure situations made him a valuable asset to the team.

Moin was not a stylish batsman, but his ability to handle a crisis and hold together Pakistan’s lower order was highly commendable. He excelled in one-day cricket, where his quick feet and improvisation allowed him to score at a remarkable speed. As a wicketkeeper, Moin was known for his constant chatter behind the stumps, with phrases like “well bowled” and “shabash” becoming his signature soundbites.

While Moin proved himself as a player, his captaincy stint was marred by Pakistan’s internal conflicts and his defensive approach to the game. This was evident during England’s victory in the gloomy conditions of Karachi in 2000. Despite the challenges he faced, Moin remained a consistent presence in the team until 2004 when he retired from international cricket, following a dip in his wicketkeeping form and the emergence of Kamran Akmal as a strong contender for the position.

After retiring, Moin transitioned into coaching and joined the Hyderabad Heroes in the Indian Cricket League (ICL) in 2007. He later coached the Lahore Badshahs in the ICL as well. In August 2013, Moin was appointed as the manager of the Pakistan team and was promoted to the role of interim head coach in February 2014 for the Asia Cup and World T20, following Dav Whatmore’s completion of his contract.

In April 2014, Moin took on the responsibilities of chief selector and manager of the national team. With his vast experience and deep knowledge of the game, he played a pivotal role in shaping the team’s composition and providing strategic guidance. Moin’s contributions to the Pakistani cricket scene extended beyond his playing days, demonstrating his dedication to the sport and his desire to nurture future talent.

Throughout his career, Mohammad Moin Khan made significant contributions to Pakistan’s cricket legacy. His tenacity, resilience, and ability to perform under pressure earned him a respected place in the nation’s cricketing history. Whether it was with the bat, behind the stumps, or in leadership roles, Moin’s passion and commitment to the game never wavered, making him a beloved figure among cricket enthusiasts in Pakistan and beyond.

Moin Khan Career Stats

Moin Khan Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 69 104 8 2741 137 28.55 5362 51.11 4 15 334 27 128 20
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 219 183 41 3266 72* 23 4017 81.3 0 12 218 61 214 73
FC 206 297 30 8189 200* 30.67 - - 14 40 - - 495 58
List A 357 281 68 5998 174 28.15 - - 4 22 - - 337 139
T20s 5 5 0 221 112 44.2 141 156.73 1 0 20 7 1 1

Moin Khan Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 219 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 206 - 60 81 2 2/78 - 40.5 8.1 30 - 0 0
List A 357 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
T20s 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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