Career of Mohammad Kaif
Mohammad Kaif debuted in the "First-class" cricket in 1997-98. Till then, he has played in altogether 129 "First-class" matches with an average of 41.88. His total scorecard reading in these matches is 7581 runs. His highest score in any of the "First-class" matches is 202 runs. While in bowling, Kaif has taken 20 wickets and has given 709 runs from 1472 balls in the "First-class" matches. His bowling economy is 2.88 in these matches. His latest "First-class" match was Central Zone v South Zone at Hyderabad (Deccan), from January 26 to 29, 2011.
In the "List A" matches, Mohammad Kaif debuted in 1998-99. He has played in overall 240 "List A" matches with an average of 36.77. His total score in these matches is 6693 runs. The maximum score of Mohammad Kaif in any of the "List A" matches is 151 runs. In bowling he has taken 33 wickets giving out 1002 runs off 1154 balls. The latest "List A" match of Kaif was Central Zone verses West Zone at Vadodara, Mar 8, 2010.
Kaif's first "Twenty20" cricket career was Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, from January 14, 2003. Till then, he has played in 37 "Twenty20" matches with an average of 21.89. His total score in these matches is 635 runs. The maximum score of Kaif in any of the "Twenty20" matches is 68 runs and his striking rate is 103.57. Here, in these matches he did not get the chance to show his bowling skill. Kaif's latest "Twenty20" match was Uttar Pradesh verses Vidarbha at Jaipur, Oct 24, 2010.
Kaif has also played One Day International (ODI). His first ODI was against England at Kanpur, from January 28, 2002. Till now he has played in 125 ODIs with an average of 32.01. He has scored a total of 2753 runs with a maximum of 111runs. His striking rate in these matches was 72.03. Kaif played his last ODI against South Africa at Port Elizabeth, from November 29, 2006. In these matches he did not get the chance to show to bowl.
Kaif has played 13 test matches also. His test debut was against South Africa at Bengaluru, from March 2-6, 2000. He has scored a maximum of 624 runs with the highest run being 148. His striking rate in these matches was 40.31 and his average remained 32.84. In bowling he has not taken any wickets in Test matches. He has given out 4 runs off 18 balls with an economy rate of 1.33.
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