The Afghani cricket is improving day by day and now they're looking for a coach who can help them to achieve glory in the future.
Regarding that, the Afghani cricket board has approached former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif. Kaif was an Indian cricketer, who played ODI’s and Test Cricket.
Kaif is not the first person to become a cricket player in his family. His father Mohammad Tarif was also a Cricket player from Uttar Pradesh and represented his state in the Railways.
The former cricketer is an alumnus of the famous Lucknow sports hostel, which has produced many international cricket players such as Suresh Raina, RP Singh and Gyanendra Pandey.
He also captained the Indian Under 19 side in the year 2000. Under Kaif’s captaincy, India won the U-19 World Cup by defeating Sri Lanka in the final at Colombo on January 28, 2000.
Later in 2002 Kaif made his ODI debut against England in Kanpur at Green Park Stadium and since then is known to be one of the best fielders India has ever had.
Kaif’s first big knock-out came in 2002 in England at Lords where he scored 87 runs from 75 balls and was also the Man of the Match in that game.
The Under 19 captain was without a doubt an amazing fielder and arguably the best in the world.
He is best known for his amazing run-out of the English cricketer Nick Knight in the2003 World Cup at Kingsmead, Durban.
Kaif was the highest paid cricketer for Rajasthan Royals with RS 44000000. However, he didn’t have a good tournament and scored only 176 runs with an average of 16.
Later, in 2009, he was transferred from the Royals side to the Kings XI Punjab in 2010 for RS 16415000.
He also played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) later on.
So, knowing the achievements of the former Indian cricketer, the Afghani Cricket board would not be wrong in trying to hire Kaif.