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Athar Ali Khan
University of Dhaka
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Athar Ali Khan (Bengali: ) (born 10 February 1962, in Dhaka, East Pakistan) is a former Bangladeshi cricketer. A tall, technically correct, right-handed batsman, standing at 6 ft 2 in tall, he played 19 one-day internationals scoring 532 runs at an average of 29.55 with a highest score of 82. Throughout the 80s Athar played as a middle order batsman, batting mostly at No. 4 or 5. Later on, encouraged by the Indian Test Cricketer, Mohinder Amarnath, Athar started opening regularly for Bangladesh. He was a slow medium pacer taking six wickets in ODI matches. He is Bangladesh cricket teams national selector and a cricket commentator. He is also the head coach of Bangladesh Premier League franchise Duronto Rajshahi.
In 1984, Athar played for the Bangladesh Tigers in the first South East Asian Cup. A year later he played in the 3 Day match against Sri Lanka in Dhaka. During the season 1984–85 he was part of the Dhaka University team which won the National cricket title. In the semi-final, against Dhaka district, Athar scored 155 and shared a record stand of 447 with Tariquzzaman Munir (308).
He studied public administration at Dhaka University.