Yusuf Khan Pathan
(Indian Cricketer)

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.

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Nickname:Lethal Weapon, Steeler, Run Machine, The Beast Role
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:NA
Biopic:NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):6’1″
Weight (approx.):88 Kg
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Tattoos:NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth:17 November 1982
Age (as on 2017):35 years
Birth Place:Baroda, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Scorpio
Nationality:Indian
School:MES High School, Baroda
College:NA
Educational Qualifications:NA
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Family
Father:Mehmood Khan Pathan
Mother:Samimbanu Pathan
Sister:Shagufta Pathan (Younger)
Brother:Irfan Pathan (Cricketer, Step-brother)
Coach/Mentor:Jayanta Bhowmik
Religion:Islam
Address:NA
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:10 June 2008 vs Pakistan in Dhaka
ODI:24 September 2007 vs Pakistan in Johannesburg
T20:NA
Jersey Number:#28 (India)
#24 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team:Baroda, India Green, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals
Nature on field:Aggressive
Likes to play against:Pakistan
Favourite Shot:Pull shot
Records
  • 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.

Preferences
Hobbies:Playing golf
Favourite Batsmen:Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Hashim Amla, VVS Laxman and Viv Richards
Favourite Bowlers:Wasim Akram and Shane Warne
Favourite Cricket Ground:NA
Favourite sports personalities:NA
Favourite Food:Biryani and mutton korma
Favourite Actors/Actresses:Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite Films:NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers:A.R. Rahman
Favourite Destinations:NA
Smoking/Alcohol:NA
Style Quotient
Cars Collection:NA
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Married
Affairs/Girlfriends:NA
Wife/Spouse:Afreen Khan (Physiotherapist)

Photo Courtesy: The Bridal Box

Marriage Date:27 March 2013
Children:

Photo Courtesy: Rediff

Earnings
Net Worth:NA
Salary Fee:NA
Test Fee:NA
ODI Fee:NA
T20 Fee:NA
IPL 11:1.90 Crore

Photo Courtesy: India.com

Lesser Known Facts
  • His debut in the T20 format for India came in the final of ICC T20 World Cup 2007 against Pakistan.
  • He spent his childhood growing up in a Mosque in Baroda.
  • Irfan Pathan is not only his teammate for India but also his step-brother.