Cricketer

... Yusuf Pathan Vadodara

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Story of Life

Yusuf was born in the Pathan family, who are of Pashtun (Pathan) ancestry (belonging to the Pathan community in Gujarat).[2] Yusuf married Mumbai based physiotherapist Afreen on 27 March 2013. His wife gave birth to a boy on 17 April 2014

Famous for

Yusuf Pathan is an Indian cricketer. Pathan made his debut in first-class cricket in 2001/02. He is a powerful and aggressive right-handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler. His younger Half brother Irfan Pathan is also an Indian cricketer.

Achievement

Following his impressive performances in the 2007 Deodhar Trophy and the Inter-state domestic Twenty20 competition held in April 2007, Pathan was made a part of the Indian squad for the inaugural Twenty20 World Championship, held in South Africa in September 2007. He made his Twenty20 international debut in the final against Pakistan. He opened the batting for India in the match, and scored 15 runs in the process.

Yusuf had made his One-Day International debut for India against Pakistan at Dhaka on 10 June 2008. He became a regular feature of the national One-Day International team, but is yet to make his test debut.

At the awards distribution ceremony he stated that “this knock will boost my career”. Indian captain Gautam Gambhir said “I have always said Pathan can finish games on his own, and that’s what he did today, I had never seen something like this before. But I knew till the time Pathan was there, we would win the game.”

Award

ODI Awards

Man of the Match Awards

T20I Awards

Man of the Match Awards