One of the most gifted seam bowlers on the county circuit over the last 10 years, Kabir picked up his only Test cap against South Africa in 2003 - taking five wickets on debut.
He was on the fringes of the England squad for several years and returned to the one-day international side for the tour of South Africa in 2005.
Given the task of bowling the final over in the second ODI in Bloemfontein, when the Proteas needed just eight runs for victory, Kabir started with a no-ball four, but then held his nerve to concede just two runs and take two wickets as the match was tied.
After finishing the 2006 domestic season with 40 wickets at an average of 29 in the Championship, Kabir was Worcestershire's leading wicket-taker the following season with 45 scalps.
He joined Hampshire in 2010 after over a decade at New Road and took 19 wickets in his first four matches before injuries severely limited his appearances.