Mohammed Kaif (Mohammed Shami’s Brother) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Mohammed Kaif is an Indian cricketer who plays for Bengal in the domestic circuit. He is also popular for being the younger brother of famous Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami.

Wiki/Biography

Mohammed Kaif also known as Md Kaif was born on Tuesday, 10 December 1996 (age 27 years; as of 2024) in Sahaspur Alinagar, Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. While studying in school, he started taking cricket training at DNS Academy, Amroha and went on to become a professional cricketer.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 65 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 38″, Waist 32″, Biceps 12″

Mohammed Kaif physical appearance

Family

He belongs to a middle-class family.

Parents & Siblings

His father, Tousif Ali (also known as Touseef Ahmed), was a farmer and spare parts shop owner and died on 26 January 2017 due to an illness.

Mohammed Kaif's father, Tousif Ali aka Touseef Ahmed

Mohammed Kaif’s father, Tousif Ali aka Touseef Ahmed

His mother, Anjum Ara, is a homemaker. He has a sister named Sabina Anjum who is a homemaker and two elder brothers named Haseeb Ahmed and Mohammed Shami who is an Indian cricketer.

Mohammed Kaif (in white) with his mother, Anjum Ara, and brothers, Haseeb Ahmed (extreme left) and Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Kaif (in white) with his mother, Anjum Ara, and brothers, Haseeb Ahmed (extreme left) and Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Kaif (in white) with his brothers, Haseeb Ahmed (extreme right) and Mohammed Shami, and sister, Sabina Anjum

Mohammed Kaif (in white) with his brothers, Haseeb Ahmed (extreme right) and Mohammed Shami, and sister, Sabina Anjum

Wife & Children

He is married and has a daughter named Amirah Fatima.

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Mohammed Kaif with his daughter Amirah Fatima

Mohammed Kaif with his daughter Amirah Fatima

Religion/Religious Views

He follows Islam and often goes to mosques to pray.

Mohammed Kaif on the occasion of Eid

Mohammed Kaif on the occasion of Eid

Caste/Jamat

He belongs to the Turk caste, mainly found in the Rohilkhand region of Western Uttar Pradesh.

Career

Domestic

During his teenage years, he repeatedly gave trials for junior teams of Uttar Pradesh; however, he failed to qualify for any team. In 2016, he moved to Kolkata and started playing cricket for local clubs. He played for different clubs including Town Club in several editions of the Bengal T20 Challenge Tournament. In 2020, he hit 58 runs off 24 balls in a T20 match which included 6 fours and 4 sixes.

Mohammed Kaif bowling for Town Club in a match

Mohammed Kaif bowling for Town Club in a match

 

He was selected for the Bengal Under-23 team in 2019. Mohammed Kaif made his List-A debut on 27 February 2021 for Bengal against Jammu & Kashmir in the 2020-21 season of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He debuted in the First Class (FC) cricket in the 2023-24 Ranji Trophy season for Bengal on 5 January 2024 against Andhra Pradesh. He trained under Laxmi Ratan Shukla while playing for Bengal in the domestic tournaments.

Mohammed Kaif during a practice session for Bengal

Mohammed Kaif during a practice session for Bengal

Jersey Number

He wears jersey number 12 for Town Club in domestic tournaments.

Mohammed Kaif jersey number 12

Mohammed Kaif jersey number 12

Awards

  • Best Individual Performance Award in CAB (Cricket Association of Bengal) and BCCI Tournaments in 2023 (for taking 50 wickets and more)
    Mohammed Kaif (right) being given the Best Individual Performance Award in CAB and BCCI Tournaments

    Mohammed Kaif (right) being given the Best Individual Performance Award in CAB and BCCI Tournaments

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Facts/Trivia

  • His batting style is right-handed, and his bowling style is right-arm medium fast. He mostly plays as a bowling allrounder.
  • In the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for the 2024 season, he went unsold against his base price of Rs 20 lakhs.
  • He often works out in the gym and swims to maintain his fitness.
    Mohammed Kaif with Akash Deep and Suraj Sindhu Jaiswal (left to right) during a gym session

    Mohammed Kaif with Akash Deep and Suraj Sindhu Jaiswal (left to right) during a gym session

    Mohammed Kaif during a swimming session

    Mohammed Kaif during a swimming session

  • He has a contract with Stanford Cricket (SF) for cricket bats and other accessories.
    Mohammed Kaif with Stanford (SF) bat

    Mohammed Kaif with Stanford (SF) bat

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