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Mohammad Tauqir Khan (Arabic: توقير محمد‎; born 14 January 1972) is an United Arab Emirati cricketer.[1] He is a UAE national. He is a lower order batsman and off-spin bowler, he played his first game for UAE in the final of 1996 ACC Trophy (batting at 11 and not bowling). He has been part of the UAE team in the last three ICC Trophys and last six ACC Trophys. His best bowling performance came against Japan with 6–10 off 10 overs in the 2000 ACC Trophy.

Mohammad Tauqir Khan
Personal information
Full nameMohammad Tauqir Khan
Born (1972-01-14) 14 January 1972 (age 47)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
Career statistics
Competition ODIs
Matches 2
Runs scored 61
Batting average 30.50
100s/50s 0/1
Top score 55
Balls bowled 120
Wickets 1
Bowling average 80.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/46
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 29 April 2007

His two One Day Internationals came when UAE played in the 2004 Asia Cup they lost by 116 runs to both India and Sri Lanka, Tauqir scored 55 against India. In 2004 he also played in the Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes. He made his Twenty20 International debut against Scotland in the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament on 9 July 2015.[2]

Mohammad Tauqir also set the record for the oldest captain on captaincy debut in T20I history.[3] He made his T20I debut as a captain at the age of 43, becoming the second oldest player to make his T20I debut behind Ryan Campbell of Hong Kong.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mohammad Tauqir". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 21 April 2015. Other websites suggest a birth date of 21 June 1971.
  2. ^ "ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 1st Match, Group B: Scotland v United Arab Emirates at Edinburgh, Jul 9, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Records | Twenty20 Internationals | Individual records (captains, players, umpires) | Oldest captains on captaincy debut | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  4. ^ "Records | Twenty20 Internationals | Individual records (captains, players, umpires) | Oldest players on debut | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-02-25.