Rana Majid Haq Khan, who was born on 11 February 1983, is a Scottish cricket player with parental roots in Pakistan. He is a left-handed batsman and an off spin bowler. He has represented Scotland at Under 17, Under 19
Rana Majid Haq Khan
Rana Majid Haq Khan, who was born on 11 February 1983, is a Scottish cricket player with parental roots in Pakistan. He is a left-handed batsman and an off spin bowler. He has represented Scotland at Under 17, Under 19 and Under 23 levels, making his debut for the senior side on 20 July 2002 in a European Championship match against an England Board XI. Majid Haq was a member of the Scottish squad for the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.
Majid Haq was brought up in Paisley where he attended Todholm Nursery and South Primary School in his early life. Majid then spent 6 years at Castlehead High School, then continuing his education at Reid Kerr College. He is a graduate in Accountancy, obtaining his honours degree from the University of Paisley. He is currently working with an accountancy firm.
Coached by Roddy McLelland, Majid became involved in the game through his family who all played cricket, with him influencing his cousin Omer who he played with as a youngster and who has played for Scotland at various age groups and is also a full Scottish international cricketer.
Majid regards the highlight of his cricketing career to date as beating Durham and Lancashire in the National League in 2003 and also participating in the 2007 Cricket World Cup held in the West Indies.
Majid was selected for the provisional World Cup squad which took place in 2007 in the West Indies. He was told to improve his fitness if he wanted to maintain his space in the squad. He was trialled with Warwickshire County Cricket Club in March 2008.
Majid was selected for the tour of Dubai and Kenya, and for the ‘World Cricket League Division One’ tournament in which they were runners up making way for them to contest in the 2007 Twenty20 World Championship being held in South Africa later 2007. They have also qualified for the 50 over World Cup in February/March 2015 in Australia & New Zealand.