|Full Name Intikhab Alam|
Batting style Right-hand bat
|Bowling style Legbreak|
Born (1941-12-28) 28 December 1941 (age 73)
Birth Place Hoshiarpur, Punjab, British Raj (now in India)
Past teams coached Pakistan national cricket team (2008–2010)
Pakistan cricket team with coach intikhab alam
Intikhab Alam Khan (Urdu:انتخاب عالم خان) (born 28 December 1941) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 47 Tests and 4 ODIs from 1959 to 1977. He captained Pakistan in 17 Tests between 1969 and 1975. He also played in English county cricket for Surrey between 1969 and 1981. Prior to this Intikhab was professional for several years at West of Scotland Cricket Club in Glasgow and also coached at The Glasgow Academy. In August 1967, at the Oval, he joined Asif Iqbal for a ninth wicket stand of 190 runs. This remained as a World record for around 30 years.
Intikhab was Pakistan's first One Day International cricket captain. He played 3 matches as captain, winning two and losing one. He was the manager of the team in 1992 Cricket World Cup winning Pakistani team.
In 2004, he was appointed as the first foreigner to coach a domestic Indian cricket team, coaching Punjab in the Ranji Trophy.
On 25 October 2008, he was once again named manager of the Pakistan cricket team by PCB, a day after Australian Geoff Lawson was sacked as the national coach of Pakistan.
In 2009, Intikhab was the manager of the team when Pakistan had their first Twenty20 World Cup title by defeating Sri Lanka in the final.