MOHAMMAD KAIF

  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2: Kerala bundle out Andhra Pradesh for 141 4 days ago

    Vizianagaram: Kerala put up a spirited bowling effort to dismiss Andhra Pradesh for 141 and gain first innings lead in a Group C Ranji Trophy match on Monday. Kerala, resuming day two on 206 for seven, went on to score 229 in their first innings before cleaning up Andhra for a...
  • Honoured to get a Congress ticket from Phulpur: Mohammad Kaif May 7, 2014

    Cricketerturnedpolitician Mohammad Kaif is fighting his first Lok Sabha election from Phulpur on a Congress ticket. He voted along with his family in the eighth phase of polls on May 7. ...
  • Is Mohammad Kaif fighting a losing battle in Phulpur? May 5, 2014

    By all accounts, cricketerturnedCongress candidate Mohammad Kaif is not batting well in Phulpur. Even since he was fielded by the Congress from a seat first nursed by Jawaharlal Nehru, Kaif has had to face the lack of support from old party hands. His hurriedly put together squad also lacks experience. In short,...
  • Mohammad Kaif fighting a losing battle in Phulpur May 5, 2014

    By all accounts, cricketerturnedCongress candidate Mohammad Kaif is not batting well in Phulpur. Even since he was fielded by the Congress from a seat first nursed by Jawaharlal Nehru, Kaif has had to face the lack of support from old party hands. His hurriedly put together squad also lacks experience. In short,...
  • Politics is like a second innings for me, says Mohammand Kaif March 8, 2014

    Fielded from Phulpur as the Congress candidate for the Lok Sabha elections, cricketer Mohammed Kaif on Saturday said politics is like a second innings for him and he would give equal attention to both his game and politics. "I was born and brought up in Allahabad. I have played cricket in...
  • India A behind in 2nd unofficial Test against WI A October 4, 2013

    Shimoga: India A conceded a slender 47run firstinnings lead to the West Indies A despite a fighting halfcentury by Uday Kaul on the third day of the second unofficial Test here on Friday. At the close of play on Day 2, West Indies A were 28 for no loss in their...
  • UP edge Baroda out in last ballthriller March 29, 2013

    Indore: Uttar Pradesh beat Baroda by two wickets in a lastball thriller in the Super League (Group B) match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament here on Friday. Chasing 128 runs, Uttar Pradesh required 16 runs off the last over with just two wickets in hand. Imtiyaz Ahmad (15...
  • Lokesh Rahul's unbeaten ton takes Karnataka to quarters February 26, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Opener Lokesh Rahul struck an unbeaten century as Karntaka comfortably beat Uttar Pradesh by seven wickets to enter the quarter-finals of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Put into bat, UP managed only 194 in 45.2 overs with seamer HS Sharath taking three wickets and...
  • Ranji Trophy: Services gain edge over UP on Day 1 January 6, 2013

    Indore: Shadab Nazar's fivefor helped Services dismiss Uttar Pradesh for a paltry 134 in just 38 overs on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match here on Sunday. Services, at 154 for 5, were leading by 20 runs when the day ended. Sent into bat, Services suffered an early...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: UP look to seal knockout berth December 21, 2012

    Chennai: Tabletoppers Uttar Pradesh would be aiming to seal their berth in the knockout stage when they take on Tamil Nadu in their penultimate Ranji Trophy Group B match starting here on Saturday. Last year's finalists, Tamil Nadu are at the sixth spot among eight teams with 13 points from just...
  • Sehwag sustains finger injury during Ranji Trophy game November 3, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Virender Sehwag sustained an injury on the ring finger of his right hand during Delhi's Ranji Trophy game against Uttar Pradesh here on Saturday. The incident happened during the post lunch session when Mohammed Kaif, who was batting on 78 edged an Ishant Sharma delivery that flew to first slip...
  • East stutter at 64 for 3 on Day 1 against Central October 22, 2012

    Chennai: East Zone lost their top order batsmen after a cautious start, managing to reach 64 for 3 at stumps against Central Zone on the curtailed second day of the Duleep Trophy final here. After the first day's play was called off without a single delivery being bowled, 31.2 overs of...
  • Central and North battle for firstinnings lead October 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: Uttar Pradesh allrounder Bhuvaneshwar Kumar's gutsy century helped him script an unbelievable comeback for his side Central Zone as they are 10 runs shy of taking an allimportant lead against North Zone in the Duleep Trophy semifinal here on Tuesday. After North scored a commendable 451, the Central Zone riding...
  • Duleep Trophy: Yuvraj slams century against Central October 14, 2012

    Hyderabad: Yuvraj Singh made a brilliant comeback into firstclass arena as he smashed an unbeaten century for North Zone against Central on the first day of a semifinal match in the Duleep Trophy here. At stumps, North were in commanding position having scored 346 for 4, riding on Yuvraj's superb unbeaten...
  • Yuvraj Singh, a sailor of troubled waters July 18, 2012

    "Smooth seas don't make skillful sailors." No other cricketer today epitomizes that saying more than Yuvraj Singh, whose international career has been irregular but intriguing; erratic but exemplary; flinching but fabulous. Since he burst onto the international scene in 2000 with a cracking 84 in his first innings, against Australia in...
  • Kaif can add value to Test team: Kumble July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Not many people would endorse the view that 31yearold Mohammad Kaif can make a comeback in international cricket but former India captain Anil Kumble feels that the Uttar Pradesh batsman can prove to be a handful in the longer format. "I still believe he can add a lot of...
  • Kaif, Chawla rescue Central in Duleep Trophy February 4, 2012

    Chennai: An unbeaten 108 by Mohammad Kaif helped Central Zone recover from a shaky start and post 292 for eight at stumps on the first day of their Duleep Trophy semifinal match against South Zone here on Saturday. It was a patient knock from Kaif, who is also known for scoring...
  • Kanitkar pulls out, Menaria to lead Rajasthan November 28, 2011

    Jaipur: Defending champions and hosts Rajasthan were dealt a blow ahead of their crucial Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match against Uttar Pradesh when captain Hrishikesh Kanitkar was ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Kanitkar has aggravated the shoulder injury he had sustained while fielding in the last match against...
  • Kaif to replace injured Tendulkar in second Test March 30, 2008

    Chennai: Sachin Tendulkar has been ruled out of the second against South Africa at Ahmedabad due to a groin injury. He will be replaced by Mohammad Kaif who has been among the runs this domestic season. Chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar said that Kaif has been drafted in the squad of 15....
  • National Wipes: What's making news today November 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Uma Bharati is making a final attempt to return to the BJP. Ronen Sen, was let off by the Lok Sabha Privileges Committee over his 'headless chicken' remark. Cricketer Mohammad Kaif has apologised to the newspaper photographer he had assaulted. Uma Back in BJP The maverick sanyasin, Uma Bharati is...
  • Roundtheclock security for Kaif December 9, 2006

    New Delhi: In view of recent incidents of fans venting their ire on Mohammad Kaif and his family, Kanpur Police is providing roundtheclock security to the cricketer. A group of people, claiming to be supporters of the Lok Janshakti Party, had vandalised the house of Kaif on November 27 after his...