Yusuf Pathan is a leading Indian cricketer, with all rounder skills, being a right arm off break bowler and a right handed batsman. He has also served the team in the capacity of an outstanding fielder. His brother, Irfan Pathan is another valuable member of Team India.
Net Worth: $ 26.5 million
Income Sources: Besides making money from match fees, Yusuf Pathan endorses a number of well known brands like Tata Indicom and Pepsico, for which he is paid a hefty sum of money.
Born: 17th November, 1982 (32 years old)
Marital Status: Married Afreen, a physiotherapist from Mumbai on 27th March, 2013.
Height/Weight: 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 m, 76 kg
Yusuf Pathan hails from a Muslim family from Baroda, Gujarat and Irfan Pathan, another young player on the team is his half brother. He made his first class debut in cricket in year 2001-02 and slowly consolidated his reputation as a reliable all rounder, which earned him a place in the national team in 2007. He has recently been blessed with a baby boy. Yusuf owns a luxurious house worth Rs 2.5 crore, in his home town, Baroda.
After making an impressive show at the 2007 Deodhar Trophy, Yusuf Pathan was selected in the national cricket team For the T20 World Championship 2007 in South Africa. Following a good run in the tournament as a much needed all rounder for Team India, Yusuf was included in to the ODI team in 2008 to play against Pakistan. In the same year, he made it into the IPL team, Rajasthan Royals, who placed a bid of $ 475,000 to buy this talented all rounder. Though Yusuf Pathan has received considerable success in the ODI and T20 formats of the game, he has not yet featured in a Test match for the country. He went out of form in 2009, which resulted in his being dropped from Team India, but he made a brilliant comeback against New Zealand in 2010, where he performed well both in the capacity of a batsman as well as a bowler. Yusuf Pathan was a part of the Indian team which lifted the World Cup 2011, though his personal performance in the tournament was nothing worth mentioning. The last time he featured in the team was in Asia Cup 2012, which was held in Bangladesh. Here, he played his last ODI match against Pakistan.