Yusuf Pathan has introduced his retirement from all codecs of the sport on Friday. He performed 57 ODIs and 22 T20Is for India between 2007 and 2012. He was half of the 2007 T20 World Cup in addition to the 2011 ODI World Cup, each of which had been received by the Indian staff.
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) February 26, 2021
“I officially announce retirement from all forms of the game. I thank my family, friends, fans, team, and the whole country wholeheartedly for all the support and love. I am sure you will continue to encourage me in future as well,” he mentioned in a submit on Friday.
Pathan performed for Baroda in home cricket all through his profession. In the IPL, he had some extremely profitable seasons with Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals. He has performed 174 matches within the IPL. He was the primary cricketer to win three IPL trophies.
Yusuf Pathan’s 37-ball century within the IPL 2010 season towards Mumbai Indians remains to be the second-fastest within the historical past of the match and the quickest amongst Indians. He final performed within the Indian T20 extravaganza in 2019 for the Sunrisers Hyderabad however was launched forward of the 2020 season.
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Among Indians, he has the second-highest T20I strike-rate with a minimal of 200 runs.
Yusuf Pathan is about to signify India Legends within the upcoming exhibition Road Safety World Series, the place he’ll play for the Indian facet alongside former teammates like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ajit Agarkar, and his brother Irfan Pathan.