New Delhi. Yusuf Pathan, the best all-rounder of the Indian team, is celebrating his 40th birthday today. Yusuf is known for his bowling and batting. Irfan Pathan was born on 17 November 1982 in Vadodara, Gujarat. Yusuf Pathan belongs to a Gujarati Pathan family. His father’s name is Mahmood Khan Pathan and mother’s name is Samimbanu Pathan. He was fond of playing cricket since childhood. He used to play a lot of cricket with his younger brother. Yusuf Pathan is a former Indian international cricketer. Let us know some special things related to him on his birthday-
Yusuf did amazing performance in the World Cup
Yusuf Pathan wanted to become a cricketer since childhood, for this he worked very hard. Yusuf’s wife’s name is Afreen Khan. Yusuf Pathan was a part of India’s squad for the ICC World T20 2007, but did not get a chance to play in the entire tournament. However, when Virender Sehwag suffered an injury before the final, he had to sit out against Pakistan and was replaced by Sehwag. During this he performed very well.
First and last ODI match played against Pakistan only
Talking about ODIs, Yusuf played his first ODI in the year 2008 against Pakistan in Dhaka. He scored three runs in 12 balls. At the same time, the player also played his last ODI match against Pakistan, which was played in Dhaka in the year 2012. However, he could not do anything special in this match. Let us tell you that Yusuf has not played a single Test match for India.