Yusuf Pathan, former India all-rounder, introduced his retirement from all codecs of cricket on Friday. Yusuf, the older brother of one other former India cricketer Irfan Pathan, is a two-time World Cup winner. Yusuf has additionally gained the Indian Premier League twice with Kolkata Knight Riders – in 2012, 2014 – and as soon as with Rajasthan Royals in 2008. “I thank my family, friends, fans, teams, coaches and the whole country wholeheartedly for all the support and love,” tweeted Yusuf together with a retirement assertion.
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) February 26, 2021
Yusuf performed 57 ODIs and 22 T20Is for India since making his worldwide debut in 2007. He was a part of the Indian crew that gained the ICC T20 World Cup 2007 and ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
A tough-hitting middle-order batsman and a useful off-spinner, Yusuf scored 810 ODI runs and 236 T20I runs for India. He additionally picked up 46 wickets in limited-overs worldwide cricket.
“The time has come today for me to put a full stop to this innings of my life. I officially announce retirement from all forms of the game,” wrote Yusuf within the assertion.
“Winning two World Cups for India and lifting Sachin Tendulkar on my shoulders were some of the best moments of my career,” he added.
Yusuf performed 100 first-class matches, scoring 4825 runs and choosing up 201 wickets. In List A cricket, the right-handed batsman gathered 4797 runs and obtained 124 wickets from 199 matches.
It was in T20s, although, that Yusuf was the simplest as an influence hitter. In 274 T20s, he scored 4852 runs at a strike charge of 139.34 and picked up 99 wickets at an economic system charge of seven.63 runs per over.
He final performed for India in an ODI in opposition to South Africa at Johannesburg in March 2012.
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