- Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan announces retirement
Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan announced his retirement from all forms of the cricket. Irfan Pathan,35, played 29 tests, 120 ODI’s and 24 T20Is for India. He started his International career in 2003. Irfan picked 301 wickets in all the formats, he made 1105 runs in Test and 1544 runs in ODI. He played last for India in T20I in 2012.
Irfan Pathan claimed his first Test hat-trick in 2006 against Pakistan, he dismissed Salman Butt, Yousuf khan and Mohammad Yousuf. He became the second Indian after Harbhajan Singh to take the Hat-Trick He was awarded Man of the Match in World T20 final match against Pakistan.
Irfan Pathan played in the IPL and he was traded for Kings XI Panjab, Delhi Daredevils, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat lions.