Zaheer attended the New Marathi Primary school and the K. In Indian domestic cricket, Zaheer made his name playing for Baroda.In the 2000/01 Ranji Trophy final against Railways, Zaheer was Man of the Match with eight wickets, including a second innings haul of 5/43, in Baroda's narrow 21-run victory.In June he took the first nine wickets to fall in the first innings against Essex, ending with 9–138; had wicket-keeper Steven Davies not dropped a catch offered by last man Darren Gough he would have become the first bowler ever to take all ten for the county.
In 16 matches from the beginning of the tour of West Indies in April 2002 to the end of the 1st match against Australia in December 2003, Brisbane, Zaheer took 54 wickets from 16 matches at an average of 30 runs.
In a bid to improve his bowling, Khan moved to England for a short stint with Worcestershire in 2006.
A left-arm fast-medium bowler, he was best known for his ability to "move the ball both ways off the wicket and swing the old ball at some pace".
Zaheer Khan (born 7 October 1978) is a former Indian cricketer who played all forms of the game for the Indian national cricket team from 2000 till 2014.
He was the second-most successful Indian pace bowler in Test cricket, behind Kapil Dev.