Mahaboob Alam, also known as Mehaboob Alam (born 31 August 1981) is a Nepali cricketer. A left-handed batsman and left-arm medium pace bowler, he has played for the Nepal national cricket team since 2000.
Born in Rajbiraj in 1981,Mahaboob Alam first represented Nepal at Under-19 level, playing in the Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka in 2000. He made his debut for the senior side later that year, playing in the ACC Trophy in the United Arab Emirates.
He played in three matches in the 2001 ICC Trophy in Ontario, and played in the 2002 ACC Trophy in Singapore, helping guide Nepal to the final. He made his first-class debut in 2004, playing against the UAE and Malaysia in the 2004 ICC Intercontinental Cup.
By this time he had become a key figure for Nepal, winning seven man of the match awards between 2004 and 2006. He also played in the ACC Trophy in Malaysia and an ACC Fast Track Nations Tournament match against Singapore in 2004. In 2005 he played in the repêchage tournament of the 2005 ICC Trophy, in which Nepal finished third after beating Qatar in a play-off. Alam was named man of the match for the play-off after taking 5/11. He also played ACC Fast Track Nations matches against Singapore, Malaysia, the UAE and Hong Kong.The games against the UAE and Hong Kong also counted towards the 2005 ICC Intercontinental Cup and are his last first-class matches to date.