Mumbai: – Former Indian batsman and one the best fielders in the world Mohammad Kaif has joined Gujrat Lions as an Assistant coach in IPL 2017. He is going to work along with Australian former cricketer and current Gujrat Lions head coach Brad Hodge. Heath Streak wil provide services as a bowling coach . Kaif was part of Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2012. The owner of Gujrat Lions welcomed Mohammad Kaif by a tweet, he responded, he was very excited to work with Gujrat Lions squad.
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Mohammad Kaif has played 13 Test, 129 ODIs and 49 T20 matches for Indian cricket team. He was famously known for his fielding as Jonty Rhodes for India. He played his first test matches in 2000 aginst South Africa in Bangalore. He was part of Rajasthan Royals in 2008. He Played for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2010. He played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2012 and that was the last season, he played as a player. Kaif has played for several counties in England and represents Uttar Pradesh Cricket team in domestic cricket. Indian Premier League 2017 is going to get started in April and he is going to provide services to Gujrat Lions as an Assistant fielding coach.
Mohammad Kaif’s Cricket Career with Major Teams
Mohammad Kaif has played with some major teams in his cricket career. List as follows:
India, India Red, Derbyshire Cricket County Club, Leicestershire Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, Rajasthan Royals, Rajasthan Cricket Association President’s XI, Uttar Pradesh Cricket Team, Kings XI Punjab and Andhra Cricket Team
Kaif also tried to start his political career. He joined Indian Nationa Congress and contested in 2014 Lok Sabha Election from Uttar Pradesh. He miserably lost to Bhartiya Janta Party’s candidate Keshav Prasad Maurya. Now Kaif is back as an assistant coach and he is all set to provide the best training to his boys.