Yusuf Pathan (Cricketer) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

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Age: 41 Years
Height: 6' 1"
Wife: Afreen Khan

Yusuf Pathan

Full NameYusuf Khan Pathan
Names EarnedLethal Weapon, Steeler, Run Machine, The Beast Role
Profession(s)• Former Cricketer (Batsman)
• Politician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)6' 1" (185 cm)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutODI- 10 June 2008 vs Pakistan in Dhaka
T20- 24 September 2007 vs Pakistan in Johannesburg
International RetirementOn 26 February 2021, he took to Twitter to announce his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Yusuf Pathan's post about his retirement
Jersey Number#28 (India)
#24 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamBaroda, India Green, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite ShotPull shot
Records (main ones)• Scored the 2nd fastest IPL century (in 37 balls) against Mumbai Indians in 2010, above him is Chris Gayle with a century in 30 balls.
• Scored the 2nd fastest half-century in Ranji Trophy (in 18 balls), above him is Bandeep Singh who scored a half-century in 15 balls.
• He holds the record for the fastest IPL half-century (in 15 balls) against Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014.
• He was the 4th highest scorer and 3rd highest wicket-taker in the 2004-05 Ranji Trophy season.
Career Turning PointPerformances in the 2007 Deodhar Trophy.
PartyTrinamool Congress (TMC)
All India Trinamool Congress logo
Political Journey2024: Won the Baharampur Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal by a margin of 85,022 votes against Congress's Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 November 1982 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)41 Years
BirthplaceBaroda, Gujarat, India
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownBaroda, Gujarat, India
SchoolMES High School, Baroda
FamilyFather- Mehmood Khan Pathan
Mother- Samimbanu Pathan
Brother- Irfan Pathan (Cricketer, Step-brother)
Yusuf Pathan with his brother
Sisters- Shagufta Pathan (Younger)
Yusuf Pathan family
HobbyPlaying Golf
Controversies• He slapped a boy during a Ranji Trophy match between Baroda and Jammu and Kashmir for passing some comments.

• He also slapped a guy publicly when he was coming out of somewhere with his family.

• On 16 March 2017, in New Delhi, the BCCI conducted a routine anti-doping test during a domestic T20 tournament, where they took Yusuf Pathan's urine sample, which he failed as his test sample contained Terbutaline, a specified substance prohibited by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). As a result, the BCCI suspended him for 5 months on doping violation, from 15 August 2017 to 14 January 2018.

• In June 2024, Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) in Gujarat sent a notice to him for allegedly encroaching on a plot of land the VMC said belongs to it. [1]The Hindu
CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Hashim Amla, VVS Laxman and Viv Richards
Bowler: Wasim Akram and Shane Warne
FoodBiryani and Mutton Korma
ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
MusicianA.R. Rahman
HotelThe Rajputana Palace Sheraton Hotel in Jaipur
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseAfreen Khan (Physiotherapist)
Yusuf Pathan with his wife
Marrige Date27 March 2013
Children Daughter- None
Sons- Ayaan, 1 more
Yusuf Pathan with his wife and son Ayaan

Yusuf Pathan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Yusuf Pathan

  • Yusuf made his T20  international debut in the finals of the 2007 World T20 against Pakistan, but only manage to score 15 runs.
  • There has been a couple of incidents where he slapped people publicly.
  • He grew up in a Mosque in Baroda.
  • He and his brother have a cricket academy in Baroda called Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP).
  • He loves doing wildlife adventures.
  • In 2024, he was announced to contest the Lok Sabha election from the Baharampur constituency in West Bengal on a ticket from the All India Trinamool Congress party. [2]Mint