Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Moin Khan turns 45 on September 23. He played at international level for 14 years between 1990 and 2004 and currently serves as the national team’s manager.
Not many know that Khan was the one who coined the term ‘doosra’ which means “other one” in Urdu to describe off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq’s delivery which turned the other way.
He won the World Cup with Pakistan in 1992 and has scored over 3000 runs in One Day Internationals.
More sports stars born on this day:
1939: Henry Blofeld, OBE is an English sports journalist and broadcaster, best known as a cricket commentator (77).
1956: Paolo Rossi, former Italy striker and 1982 World Cup winner (60)
1979: Lote Tuqiri, dual-code international wing for Australia, formerly of Leicester and Leinster (37)
1988: Juan Martin Del Potro, Argentinian winner of the 2009 US Open (28)
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