Irfan Pathan (Cricketer) Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Height: 6'
Age: 39 Years
Wife: Safa Baig

Irfan Pathan

Full NameIrfan Khan Pathan
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Bowling All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 33 inches
- Biceps: 13.5 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 12 December 2003 vs Australia in Adelaide
ODI- 9 January 2004 vs Australia in Melbourne
T20- 1 December 2006 vs South Africa in Johannesburg
Coach/MentorDatta Gaekwad
Jersey Number#56 (India)
#56 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamMiddlesex, Kings XI Punjab, India, Delhi Daredevils, India Blue, India A, Baroda, India Red, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite BallIn 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 PointSelection in the Indian Test squad against Australia in 2003.
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 October 1984 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)39 Years
BirthplaceBaroda, Gujarat, India
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownBaroda, Gujarat, India
SchoolMES High School, Baroda
FamilyFather- Mehmood Khan Pathan
Mother- Samimbanu Pathan
Brother- Yusuf Pathan (Cricketer, Step-brother)
Sisters- Shagufta Pathan (Younger)
Irfan Pathan with his parents   Irfan Pathan with his brother
HobbiesPlaying cricket, table tennis and volleyball
CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Hashim Amla, Viv Richards
Bowler: Wasim Akram, Dale Steyn
FoodBiryani, Paya, mixed veg., mango and methi keema
ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan
ActressJuhi Chawla
FilmHera Pheri
Song Take my breath away - Top Gun
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends• Shivangi Dev,
Irfan Pathan with Shivangi Dev
• Safa Baig (model)
• Payal Gosh (actor)
Payal Ghosh's post on X about dating Irfan Pathan
Note: According to Payal Gosh, she had dated Irfan Pathan for five years, starting in 2011. She made this claim through a post on X on 1 December 2023. [1]The Free Press Journal
WifeSafa Baig (Model)
Irfan Pathan with his wife
ChildrenSon- 2
• Imran Khan Pathan (born in 2016)
• Suleiman Khan (born on 28 December 2021)
Money Factor
Net Worth$3 million

Irfan Pathan

Some lesser known facts about Irfan Pathan

  • 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. Irfan Pathan in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 8
  • 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.