Mohsin Khan Pakistani Cricket Players
Mohsin Hasan Khan was born on March 15, 1955, Karachi, Sindh. He is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 48 Tests and 75 ODIs from 1977 to 1986 mainly as an opening batsman.
Right-handed opening batsman
A right-handed opening batsman, Mohsin Khan was not only a good looking Pakistani, but also a wonderful cricketer.
Mohsin made his international debut in 1977 in an ODI against West Indies. He was one of the very few cricketers in his country to have mastered the art of playing the extra bounce on Australian pitches. In 1982, he became the first Pakistani to score a Test double hundred at Lord’s and in the following season, hit two back-to-back centuries in Australia. This was just a glimpse of his cricketing talent. Had he not retired from all forms of cricket in 1986 to pursue a career in the film industry, Mohsin would have gone on to become one of Pakistan’s star players. He married bollywood actress, Reena Roy and shifted his base to India, acting in a number of films.
However, in 2010, Mohsin was appointed chief selector of the Pakistan national cricket team, replacing Iqbal Qasim and that marked his return to his old profession. A year later, when Waqar Younis stepped down as the team’s coach, it was Mohsin who named his successor ahead of Pakistan’s series against Sri Lanka.
Playing in this role for Pakistan against India at Lahore in 1982-83, he scored 101 not out of Pakistan’s second-innings total of 135/1. This is the lowest team score in Test cricket to have included a century.
He was one of a minority of South Asian players to come to terms with conditions in Australia and England, scoring two consecutive centuries in Australia in 1983/4 and becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score a Test double century at Lord’s, which he did earlier in 1982. He retired from international cricket to pursue a film career.
He later married Bollywood movie star Reena Roy and had a short career as an actor in the Indian film industry. Movies he featured in includes Gunehgar Kaun, Laatsaab, Pratikaar, Fateh, Saathi, etc. He has since divorced Roy and remarried.
He now lives in Lahore, Pakistan. He has a daughter with Reena Roy, who now lives with her mother in India. He had named his daughter Jannat, but since then she is now called Sanam.
On 2 March, 2010 Pakistan have named Mohsin Khan as Iqbal Qasim’s successor as chief selector of the national cricket team. He accepted the role turned down by fellow one-time opener Saeed Anwar. Mohsin is Pakistan’s fourth chief of selectors in the past 12 months of 2009-10.
30 best Pak players chosen for World Cup: Mohsin Khan
Islamabad, Jan 6 : Pakistan’s chief selector Mohsin Khan has expressed satisfaction over the balance and makeup of the preliminary 30-member squad for World Cup 2011.
“I feel we have selected the 30 best players that were available for selection and I am confident that we can select a strong final squad from these players,” PakPassion. net quoted Mohsin, as saying.
Whilst wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal was named in the preliminary squad, there was bad news for Shoaib Malik and Danish Kaneria, as the selection committee overlooked both players, who had recently been summoned by the PCB’s Integrity Committee in Lahore.
When asked about Kaneria’s availability, Mohsin replied: “The selection committee only selected players that were made available to us”.
He also explained why he and his colleagues in the Selection Committee decided to leave out middle-order batsmen Fawad Alam.
“We simply could not find a place for Fawad in the squad and that was down to him not being in the sort of form needed in a tournament like the World Cup,” said Mohsin.
He also said that Pakistan”s ODI squad for the forthcoming series against New Zealand was yet to be finalised.
Mohsin Khan disappointed on performance of Pakistani team.Mohsin Khan, Pakistan, the outgoing interim coach, said, with a more limited range in the performance of England surprise and insisted on being able to win every game. Pakistan lost all four dayers before losing the Twenty20 series 2-1.
Mohsen said: “My performance was disappointing,” the journalists on his arrival here. “We played so well throughout the test series, and defeated the top-ranking team performance limited support the game the team was surprised, but each can be achieved in England. I really do not know, I do not know how and why we turned out to be false, because the same team fought and won test series convincingly.The test platoon former cricketer derogatory group for interviews. “We went to our award-winning track, and did not work for us, our planning is not a business day of competition, as long as I limited range of other people be surprised because this rhythm team England in the test, “said Mohsen.However, he made clear that hitting is not an easy thing to do in the UAE is low, slow pitch.”Mohsen said,” the general impression is that easy to hit the ball on these courses, but the situation is not the case. The pitch shot is not ideal. If you look at the documents, the cricketers of the series dealing with some exceptions.About his own future as head coach, Muhsin said he was ready to Pakistan cricket in any capacity, but not in the cost of its dignity and honor.”I am very happy with my mandate, to do my best, Mohsen said.” “I will continue to be always available for Pakistan cricket and my service in the test victory against England is special, but limited series, we lose the fight against the poor, I am disappointed that the team (in the ODI and Twenty20) but it’s the same team, was rented for a few days back, and now everyone is so important and the induction of new blood, it is a strange conversation. “
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