|Real Name||Irfan Khan Pathan|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Bowling All-rounder)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 33 inches
- Biceps: 13.5 Inches
|International Debut||Test- 12 December 2003 vs Australia in Adelaide
ODI- 9 January 2004 vs Australia in Melbourne
T20- 1 December 2006 vs South Africa in Johannesburg
|Jersey Number||#56 (India)
#56 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Middlesex, Kings XI Punjab, India, Delhi Daredevils, India Blue, India A, Baroda, India Red, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings|
|Nature on field||Aggressive
|Likes to play against||Pakistan
|Favourite Ball||In Swing|
|Records (main ones)||• Quickest Indian ODI player to get 100 wicket (in 59 matches)
• In 2003 Under - 19 World Cup, he took 9 wickets against Bangladesh and set a world record for the most wickets in an ODI.
• He took 3 important wickets in the first T20 World Cup final in South Africa against Pakistan, and was given the Man of the Match award.
|Career Turning Point||Selection in the Indian Test squad against Australia in 2003.|
|Date of Birth||27 October 1984|
|Age (as in 2016)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Baroda, Gujarat, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Baroda, Gujarat, India|
|School||MES High School, Baroda|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Mehmood Khan Pathan
Mother- Samimbanu Pathan
Brother- Yusuf Pathan (Cricketer, Step-brother)
Sisters- Shagufta Pathan (Younger)
|Hobbies||Playing cricket, table tennis and volleyball|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Hashim Amla, Viv Richards
Bowler: Wasim Akram, Dale Steyn
|Favourite Food||Biryani, Paya, mixed veg., mango and methi keema|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Juhi Chawla|
|Favourite Film||Hera Pheri|
|Favourite Song||Take my breath away - Top Gun|
|Girls, Family & More|
Safa Baig (Model)
|Wife||Safa Baig (Model)
|Children||Son- Imran Khan Pathan (born in 2016)|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Some lesser known facts about Irfan Pathan
- Does Irfan Pathan smoke?: No
- Does Irfan Pathan drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Irfan was seen as India’s next big all-rounder after Kapil Dev, after his impressive cricket debut .
- He was just 19 years old when he was selected for the tour of Australia, and made his debut in the famous 2nd Test at Adelaide in 2003, where India won after 23 long years.
- He took a hat-trick against Pakistan in the 3rd Test at Karachi in 2006.
- He was Man of the Match in the final against Pakistan in the first T20 World Cup.
- In 2004, he was named ICC Emerging Player of the Year.
- In 2015, he participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8, but left the show in the midway to prepare for the Ranji Trophy season.
- He grew up in a Mosque in Baroda.
- Yusuf Pathan is his step-brother.
- He and his brother has a cricket academy in Baroda called Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP).
- Cricketer Robin Uthappa is his close friend.
- His favourite cartoon character is Popeye.
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