New Delhi: India’s fast batsman Yusuf Pathan has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket. Yusuf Pathan had not played any match for the Indian team for a long time, due to which he has decided to say goodbye to cricket.
Debut in 2007
Yusuf Pathan started his international career in 2007. In the T20 World Cup final played against Pakistan in 2007, Yusuf Pathan was given the first place in the team. The special thing is that India also won that World Cup. This was the first time in cricket history when a player has made his World Cup final and won the team.
– Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) February 26, 2021
Last match played in 2012
Yusuf Pathan played his last match for India in March 2012. Since then, Yusuf has never been able to find a place in the team again. He played a total of 57 ODIs and 22 T20s for India, in which he scored 810 and 236 runs respectively.
World Cup winning team included
Yusuf Pathan is one of the players from India who were part of the team in 2 World Cup wins. Yusuf was part of the team in the 2007 T20 World Cup victory. While he was also included in the one-day World Cup team found in 2011.
Had scored a century in 37 balls
Yusuf Pathan is the second fastest batsman to score a century in the IPL. He scored a century in 37 balls against Mumbai Indians in the year 2010. The record for the fastest century in the IPL is in the name of Chris Gayle, who scored a century in 30 balls in 2012. Yusuf has 3204 runs in 174 IPL matches.