|Date of Birth||1 December, 1980|
|Age (as in 2022)||42 Years|
|Father Name||Mohammad Tarif Ansari|
|Mother Name||Kaisar Jahan|
|Wife Name||Pooja Yadav|
Mohammad Kaif is a former cricket player from India who competed in both one-day internationals and tests before hanging up his bat. On December 1st, 1980, he was brought into the world. He was called up to the national squad as a result of his achievements at the Under-19 level, where he led India’s national under-19 cricket team to victory in the Under-19 World Cup in the year 2000. As a result of his success at this level, he was allowed to play for the senior team.
On July 13, 2018, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
As of the month of July 2005, Kaif was one of just five cricketers hailing from the state of Uttar Pradesh who has competed for India at the international level. In 2009, the state of Uttar Pradesh provided the Indian team with a strong representation, as the state was home to three regulars on the One-Day International squad: Suresh Raina, Praveen Kumar, and Rudra Pratap Singh. He served as captain of both the Central Zone and Uttar Pradesh throughout his time with the teams. In addition, he commanded the national One-Day International team in the 2005/2006 Challenger Trophy when the regular captain, Rahul Dravid, was unavailable.
Kaif made his debut in a test match in Bangalore against South Africa, and shortly after that, he was selected to participate in the first class of students at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.
His early performances on the international stage were regarded as being inconsistent, with occasional outstanding efforts followed by average batting performances. He contributed 87 runs not out to India’s run chase in the final of the NatWest Series in 2002. (from 75 balls). His efforts earned him the Man of the Match award for the first time.Due to his outstanding performance across all three One-Day Internationals that were played against Bangladesh in the latter half of 2004, he was honored with the title of Man of the Series.
When Kaif was only 20 years old, he played in his first Test match against South Africa. Unfortunately, due to his poor performance, he was soon cut from the national team. Late in the year 2004, Kaif made a successful return to the Test team, playing against Australia and scoring two half-centuries.He was a lightning-quick runner in between the wickets and an outstanding cover fielder, known for his dexterity and pinpoint accuracy with his throws. He currently holds the record for the most catches made by a fielder in a World Cup match with four against Sri Lanka on March 10, 2003, in Johannesburg, South Africa during the 2003 World Cup.
Real name- Mohammad Kaif
Father’s name- Mohammad Tarif Ansari
Mother’s name- Kaisar Jahan
Siblings- Mohammad Saif
Wife- Pooja Yadav
Children- Kabir & Eva
Date of Birth- 1st December 1980
Age (in 2022)- 42
Place of Birth- Prayagraj
Weight- 70 kg
Kaif was born on December 1st, 1980 in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India, to a family that belonged to the middle class. He began his work at Green Park Hostel in Kanpur. Mohammad Tarif Ansari, the man’s father, was a cricketer for both the Railways and the Uttar Pradesh teams. Mohammad Saif, his brother, is a member of the cricket teams for both Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
In 2011, Kaif married Pooja Yadav, a journalist who was originally from Noida. They also have two children, a son who goes by the name Kabir and a daughter who goes by the name Eva.