Noor Ali Zadran is a native of Khost, Afghanistan. He represents Afghanistan in the International cricket platform. Born on July 10th 1988, Noor Ali is a right hand batsman. He also bowls right arm medium fast. As the Afghan cricket team crossed hurdles after hurdles and progressed through the Division matches, Noor Ali was on the side all along. He played for Afghanistan in the Under 17 squad and also participated in the Middle Ease Cup. His first 100 runs haul was against Canada. It was the 4th match of his career in One Day International and he scored 114 at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium. It was back in the year 2010.
- List A debut against Denmark on 1st April 2009 at Vanderbijlpark.
- First Class debut at Mutare opposite Zimbabwe in 16th to 19th August, 2009
- First match in One Day International crickets was against Scotland on April 19th 2009 at Benoni. Afghanistan dominated the match and won by 89 runs. In the match Noor Ali added 45 runs to the scoreboard at a cost of 48 balls.
- T20I debut at Colombo on 4th February 2010 against Canada. Noor Ali scored 31 off 56 balls and Afghanistan won the match by 5 wickets.
On his first class debut, Noor Ali scored 130 runs off 200 deliveries and opened the match. In the second innings he hit another 100; however, the match was draw.
Ali remained a key member of the team in the ACC Twenty20 cricket team. When Afghanistan won the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 qualifier, Noor Ali was a part of the winning squad. Ricky Ponting is his inspiration in the field of cricket.