Arshad Khan is a right arm offbreak bowler and a right handed batsman with the Pakistan cricket team. He has also played for the Islamabad Cricket Association, Allied Bank, ICL Pakistan XI, Peshawar Cricket Association, Pakistan Railways, and the Lahore Badshahs.
Arshad Khan has been playing first class cricket since 1988. He made his debut in International cricket in a One day International match against Zimbabwe at Sharjah in 1993. He came to bat at the 10th position and remained not out at zero runs. He bowled 6 overs and gave away 43 runs. Pakistan however won the match by 49 runs.
In 1997, Khan made his test debut against the West Indies at his hometown Peshawar. After bowling 4 overs at 14 runs and failing to take any wickets, he could only make for runs in 22 balls in the first innings. In the second innings, Khan bowled 6 overs at 18 runs, still failing to get a wicket. However, Pakistan won the match by an innings and 19 runs. He played on an off with the Pakistan test team till 2001. Khan joined the rebel Indian Cricket League in 2007, jeopardizing his chances to get selected in the Pakistani cricket team.
In a total of 58 One day International matches, Khan scored a total of 133 runs and claimed 56 wickets. He also has 31 runs and 32 wickets in the 9 test matches he has played.