Yusuf Pathan announces retirement

Yusuf Pathan, the former Indian all-rounder, announced his retirement from all formats of cricket on Friday. Yusuf, the older brother of another former India cricketer Irfan Pathan, is a two-time World Cup winner.

Yusuf Pathan played 57 ODIs and 22 T20s for India since making his international debut in 2007. He was part of the Indian team that won the ICC T20 World Cup 2007 and ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. He has also won the Indian Premier League twice with Kolkata Knight Riders in 2012, 2014 and once with Rajasthan Royals in 2008.

“I thank my family, friends, fans, teams, coaches and the whole country wholeheartedly for all the support and love,” Yusuf wrote on Twitter.

To mark the retirement, Yusuf’s brother, Irfan posted a photo collage of Yusuf’s achievements.