Yusuf Pathan, previous India all-rounder, declared his retirement from all configurations of cricket on Friday. Yusuf, the more established sibling of another previous India cricketer Irfan Pathan, is a double cross World Cup champ. Yusuf has likewise won the Indian Premier League twice with Kolkata Knight Riders – in 2012, 2014 – and once with Rajasthan Royals in 2008. “I thank my family, companions, fans, groups, mentors and the entire country wholeheartedly for all the help and love,” tweeted Yusuf alongside a retirement articulation.
Yusuf played 57 ODIs and 22 T20Is for India since making his global presentation in 2007. He was important for the Indian group that won the ICC T20 World Cup 2007 and ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
A hard-hitting center request batsman and a convenient off-spinner, Yusuf scored 810 ODI runs and 236 T20I runs for India. He additionally got 46 wickets in restricted overs global cricket.
“The opportunity has arrived today for me to put a full stop to this innings of my life. I formally declare retirement from all types of the game,” composed Yusuf in the explanation.
“Winning two World Cups for India and lifting Sachin Tendulkar on my shoulders were probably the best snapshots of my profession,” he added.
Yusuf played 100 five star matches, scoring 4825 runs and getting 201 wickets. In List A cricket, the right-gave batsman collected 4797 runs and got 124 wickets from 199 matches.
It was in T20s, however, that Yusuf was the best as a force hitter. In 274 T20s, he scored 4852 runs at a strike pace of 139.34 and got 99 wickets at an economy pace of 7.63 runs per over.