HindustanTimes Sun,21 Dec 2014


Mohammed Kaif
April 11, 2003
First Published: 10:52 IST(25/1/2003)
Last Updated: 10:17 IST(11/4/2003)
 Date of Birth: 1 December 1980, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
 Test Debut: Against South Africa at Bangalore in 1999/00
 ODI Debut: Against England at Kanpur in 2001/02
 Bats: Right Hand Bat
 Bowls: Right Arm Off Break
Impressive and stylish stroke player with steely temperament, he can perform well under pressure as he had shown against the West Indies in one day games recently.

An agile fielder. He is sort of an indispensable member of the team.

There are a number of people within the game who believe Kaif will play a big part in India's national team for many years to come.

He made his Test debut at the tender age of 18 in the defeat against South Africa.

With an average innings of over 50, and a scoring rate of about 82 per 100 balls, he has cemented his place for the World Cup.


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