Yusuf Khan Pathan (born 17 November 1982 in Baroda ) is an Indian cricketer. Pathan made his debut in first-class cricket in 2001/02. He is a powerful and aggressive right-handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler. After a good domestic season in 2007/08, he was signed by the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League for USD 475,000 (INR 1.9 crore). In the 2008 IPL season , he scored 435 runs and took 8 wickets. He recorded the season’s fastest half century and man of the match . In the 2011 IPL auction, he was bought for $2.1 million by Kolkata Knight Riders.
He made his Twenty20 international debut in the final against Pakistan. On 7 December 2010 Pathan magic seals win for India. Pathan clobbered the New Zealand attack with his aggressive innings, Yusuf Pathan smashed an unbeaten 123 from 96 balls. Yusuf did not have a great world cup, he ended up having the winner’s medal and the honour of holding the world cup aloft.
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