Source: Hindustan Times (04-Aug-2017)
Mohammad Kaif (born 1 December 1980) is a former Indian cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs. He made it to the national team on the strength of his performances at the Under-19 level, where he captained the India national under-19 cricket team to victory in the Under-19 World Cup in 2000.
He is regarded as one of the best fielders in the Indian cricket team owing to his great athletic and throwing skills. He retired from all formats of cricket on 13 July 2018. As of July 2005, Kaif was one of only five cricketers from Uttar Pradesh to have made it to the national side. In 2009, the Indian team was well represented by Uttar Pradesh with as many as three regulars, Suresh Raina, Praveen Kumar and Rudra Pratap Singh in the ODI team. He was the captain of both Central Zone and Uttar Pradesh. He also captained the national ODI team in the 2005/06 Challenger Trophy in the absence of regular captain Rahul Dravid.
For further details click here