Some lesser known facts about Irfan Pathan
|Real Name||Irfan Khan Pathan|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Bowling All-rounder)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 33 inches
- Biceps: 13.5 Inches
|Weight||in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|Jersey Number||#56 (India)
#56 (IPL, County Cricket)
|International Debut||Test- 12 December 2003 vs Australia in Adelaide
ODI- 9 January 2004 vs Australia in Melbourne
T20- 1 December 2006 vs South Africa in Johannesburg
|Domestic/State Team||Middlesex, Kings XI Punjab, India, Delhi Daredevils, India Blue, India A, Baroda, India Red, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings|
|Nature on field||Aggressive
|Likes to play against||Pakistan
|Favourite Ball||In Swing|
|Records (main ones)||• Quickest Indian ODI player to get 100 wicket (in 59 matches)
• In 2003 Under - 19 World Cup, he took 9 wickets against Bangladesh and set a world record for the most wickets in an ODI.
• He took 3 important wickets in the first T20 World Cup final in South Africa against Pakistan, and was given the Man of the Match award.
|Career Turning Point||Selection in the Indian Test squad against Australia in 2003.|
|Date of Birth||27 October 1984|
|Age (as in 2016)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Baroda, Gujarat, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Baroda, Gujarat, India|
|School||MES High School, Baroda|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Mehmood Khan Pathan
Mother- Samimbanu Pathan
Brother- Yusuf Pathan (Cricketer, Step-brother)
Sisters- Shagufta Pathan (Younger)
|Hobbies||Playing cricket, table tennis and volleyball|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Hashim Amla, Viv Richards
Bowler: Wasim Akram, Dale Steyn
|Favourite Food||Biryani, Paya, mixed veg., mango and methi keema|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Juhi Chawla|
|Favourite Film||Hera Pheri|
|Favourite Song||Take my breath away - Top Gun|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Wife||Safa Baig (Model)|
|Children||Son- Imran Khan Pathan (born in 2016)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
- Does Irfan Pathan smoke?: No
- Does Irfan Pathan drink liquor?: Not Known
- Irfan was viewed as India’s next huge all-rounder after KapilDev, after his amazing cricket make a big appearance .
- He was only 19 years of age when he was chosen for the voyage through Australia, and made his presentation in the acclaimed second Test at Adelaide in 2003, where India won in the wake of 23 monotonous years.
- He took a cap trap against Pakistan in the third Test at Karachi in 2006.
- He was Man of the Match in the last against Pakistan in the primary T20 World Cup.
- In 2004, he was named ICC Emerging Player of the Year.
- In 2015, he took an interest in JhalakDikhhlaJaa 8, however left the show in the halfway to plan for the Ranji Trophy season. Irfan Pathan in JhalakDikhlaJaa 8
- He experienced childhood in a Mosque in Baroda.
- Yusuf Pathan is his progression sibling.
- He and his sibling has a cricket institute in Baroda called Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP).
- Cricketer Robin Uthappa is his dear companion.
- His most loved toon character is Popeye.