Mohammad Kaif. Credits: Getty

Mohammad Kaif has decided to retire from all forms of the game. Kaif decided to take the important decision on the same day when he guided India to a thumping victory in the final of the Natwest trophy final way back in 2002 some 16 years ago.

Consequently, Kaif’s knock of 87 runs against England was one of the best knocks of his International career.

Kaif took to his Twitter handle to announce his decision. Furthermore, the former right-hander also gave his gratitude to all the people who played a major role during his cricketing journey.

Mohammad Kaif
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Kaif played 125 One-day matches for the Men in Blue. In fact, he last played in Indian colours against South Africa in 2006 at St George Park.

The right-hander went on to score 2,753 runs in the 50-overs format. Kaif scored one century in the red-ball format while he scored two centuries in the One-day form.

Furthermore, he played 13 Test matches for the Indian team. The right-hander scored 624 runs in his short Test career.

Meanwhile, Kaif scored more than 10,000 runs while playing in the domestic circuit for his domestic team, Uttar Pradesh.

Mohammad Kaif
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On the other hand, Kaif also featured in 29 Indian Premier League (IPL)matches.

Moreover, Kaif was a livewire on the field. He took some of the best catches for the Indian team. Furthermore, he was also able to save extra runs due to his good fielding.

Kaif post read as, “When I started playing Cricket, the dream was to play in the India Cap one day .Have been very fortunate to step on to the field & represent my country on 190 days of my life. Today is an apt day for me to announce my retirement from all competetive Cricket. Thank you everyone ??.

Here is how Twitter reacted to Mohammad Kaif’s Retirement:


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