Former Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan turned 37 on Tuesday and Yuvraj Singh led the wishes for the 2011 World Cup winner. Yusuf is the older brother of Irfan Pathan, who also represented the national team and was an all-rounder. Former teammate Yuvraj wrote on Twitter: “I wish chacha @iamyusufpathan a very happy birthday – the deadly running machine! May your day be filled with lots of love and laughter! Hope you and everyone at home are doing well”.
I wish chacha a very happy birthday @jamyusuijn – the deadly run making machine! May your day be filled with lots of love and laughter! I hope you and everyone at home are doing well pic.twitter.com/O5s7NeAVR5
– Yuvraj Singh (@ YUVSTRONG12) November 17, 2020
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also greeted him at their birthday post. The BCCI wrote: “Winner World T20 2007 World Cup 2011 Winner @iamyusufpathan a very happy birthday.”
2007 World T20 winner
2011 World Cup winner
– BCCI (@BCCI) November 17, 2020
Here are the wishes of his fans on Twitter:
Fastest ODI Century in SA (Indians)
68 balls – Yusuf (2011) *
82 balls – Kohli (2018)
90 Balls – Sachin (1997)
Happy birthday Yusuf Pathan pic.twitter.com/ocw7IWbefz
– (@ Shebas_10dulkar) November 17, 2020
A man who lit the Eden Gardens with his explosive batter
Happy birthday to our former knight Yusuf Pathan pic.twitter.com/e4XHI3doo0
– Aquib Nasir Siddqui (@NasirAquib) November 17, 2020
– Mayank Pandey (@ MayankP49946217) November 17, 2020
Yusuf Pathan played in 57 ODIs, scoring 810 runs with a strike rate of 113.6, with two tons and three fifties. Meanwhile, he has also played in 22 T20Is, scoring 236 points with a success rate of 145.58. While bowling, he recorded 33 ODI wickets and 13 T20I wickets.
He made his debut in India in 2007 in a T20I match against Pakistan. Meanwhile, his ODI debut in 2008 came against the same team. He last played for India in an ODI match in 2012.
With India he won the 2011 ODI World Cup and 2007 T20 World Cup.
In the Indian Premier League (IPL), he has represented Rajasthan Royals (RR), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH); scoring 3,204 runs from 174 IPL games and taking 33 wickets.
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