Undesirable Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan on Friday declared retirement from all types of cricket, saying opportunity has arrived “to put a full stop to this innings of my life.”
The 38-year-old Pathan was essential for the debut T20 World Cup-winning side in 2007 and furthermore the one that won in the 2011 ODI World Cup at home.
“The opportunity has arrived today for me to put a full stop to this innings of my life. I formally declare retirement from all types of the game,” he said in a proclamation posted on Twitter.
“I thank my family, companions, fans, groups, mentors and the entire country wholeheartedly for all the help and love,” he composed.
Yusuf Pathan, senior sibling of previous India seamer Irfan, played 57 ODIs and scored 810 runs at a hit pace of 113.60 with two hundreds and three fifties.
He additionally highlighted in 22 T20Is where he made 236 at a strike-pace of 146.58 and was likewise a piece of Kolkata Knight Riders” wins in the Indian Premier League. He last played for India in 2012.
“I actually recollect the day when I wore the India pullover interestingly. I didn”t just wear the shirt that day, yet I took upon my family”s, coach”s, companions the entire country’s’ and my own assumptions on my shoulders also,” Pathan reviewed.
“Winning two World Cups for India and lifting Sachin Tendulkar on my shoulders were probably the best snapshots of my profession. I made my global presentation under M S Dhoni, IPL debut under Shane Warne, Ranji debut under Jacob Martin and might want to say thanks to them for having confidence in me,” he added.
He had been going unsold in the previous two IPL players” barters.