One part of the most talented brothers to have played India, Yusuf Pathan has a special place for all the cricketing fans in India. Be it his unabashed attitude or him absolutely bludgeoning the cricket ball, Yusuf is known to be a fan-friendly cricketer. One of the biggest achievements has to be when he was part of India’s squad that won the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007 as well as the ICC World Cup 2011. Yusuf Pathan in his prime was the most lethal batsman in world cricket. A batting all-rounder, his spin bowling has caused a lot of problems to the batsman who have faced him.
Lethal Weapon, Steeler, Run Machine, The Beast Role
Date of Birth:
17 November 1982
Age (as on 2017):
Baroda, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
MES High School, Baroda
Mehmood Khan Pathan
Shagufta Pathan (Younger)
Irfan Pathan (Cricketer, Step-brother)
10 June 2008 vs Pakistan in Dhaka
24 September 2007 vs Pakistan in Johannesburg
#28 (India) #24 (IPL, County Cricket)
Baroda, India Green, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
He scored one of the fastest centuries in the IPL 3 in 2010 when he reached the mark in 37 balls.
He has the record of the then fastest half-century in this history of IPL in his innings for SunRisers Hyderabad.
Career Turning Point
The performances he put on the show in 2007’s Deodhar Trophy made him get more name value and finally be selected for T20 World Cup.