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Mohammad Kaif Wife, Height, Age, Batting Stats, IPL, Teams, Coach


Mohammad Kaif Former India Cricketer

Nickname: Kaifu
Profession: Indian Cricketer
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 5’9″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth: December 01, 1980
Age (as on 2018): 37
Birth Place: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian
School: N/A
College: N/A
Educational Qualifications: N/A


Father: Mohammad Tariff
Mother: Kaisar Jahan
Sister: NA
Brother: Mohammad Saif
Coach/Mentor: NA
Religion: Islam
Address: N/A

Likes to play against:

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: March 02, 2000, vs South Africa at Bangalore
ODI: January 28, 2002, vs England at Kanpur
T20: Did not play
Jersey Number: #11 (India) # 11 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team: Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh
Nature on the field: Calm
Likes to Play against:
favourite Shot/Ball: lofted shot over extra-cover

Career Turning Point

  • Kaif shot into limelight when he led the Indian U-19 team to World Cup glory in 2000.


  • One of the few Indian captains to win a U-19 World Cup.
  • He was awarded the Man of the Match prize for five times in his career.
  • Kaif (87), along with Yuvraj Singh, orchestrated one of India’s greatest ODI wins when the duo helped the side chase down 325 at Lord’s in 2002.

Hobbies: NA
Favourite Batsmen: Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Bowlers: NA
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports Commentator: NA
Favourite Food: NA
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destination: NA

Mohammad Kaif Wife

Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

Mohammad Kaif Wife name

Pooja Yadav

Photo by Amal KS/Hindustan Times via Getty Images


Marriage Date: 25 March, 2011
Children: 1 son:- Kabir, 1 Daughter

Awards and recognitions

  • U-19 World Cup winning captain in 2000.
  • Kaif was awarded the Player of the Match for his match-winning 87 not out against England in the Natwest Final in 2002.
  • Kaif won five Man of the Match awards in his ODI career.


  • Kaif was trolled by Islam fanatics for uploading pictures of doing Surya Namaskar on Twitter.

Lesser Known Facts

  • Kaif was born in a Gujar family in Allahabad.
  • His father Mohammad Tarif also has a cricket background. He played for the Railways and Uttar Pradesh teams.
  • His brother Mohammad Said has played for Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh cricket teams.
  • He married Noida based journalist Pooja Yadav on March 26, 2011, after dating her for four years.

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