Zaheer Khan is a medium fast bowler of the Indian cricket team. He was born on October 7, 1978 at Shrirampur in Maharashtra. He was interested in cricket right from his childhood.
Khan spent three years with the MRF Pace Foundation. He was given the opportunity to train at the Commonwealth Cricket Academy in Adelaide in October 1999 and toured New Zealand with the Academy Though he played for Mumbai at the under-19 level, he failed to break into the city’s Ranji Trophy side and sensibly decided to shift allegiances it (Baroda. During his maiden first-class season in 1999-2000, he took 3 Wickets.
Khan’s impressive debut in the I.C.C. knock-out, when two yorkei in three balls speared into the off-stumps of Kenyan batsmen, heightened expectations his performance in the Champions Trophy was also good He was India’s leading wicket-taker in the series against New Zealand. I the World Cup 2003, he bowled superbly.