IRFAN PATHAN

  • Selectors' decision should be respected, says Irfan Pathan December 7, 2014

    Out-of-favour India all-rounder Irfan Pathan on Sunday said the selection committee's decision to drop five senior players from the 30-member probables list for 2015 ODI World Cup should be respected. "It was selectors' decision to drop the senior players from the world cup probables' list. It has to be respected," Pathan...
  • Yusuf and Irfan Pathan launch their cricket academy September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian cricketers Yusuf and Irfan Pathan on Thursday launched their dream venture Cricket Academy of Pathans, which will start functioning from next monthend in their home town Baroda. The brothers said that they have about 57 years of active cricket still left in them. "This has been our vision for a...
  • Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before World Cup 2015 September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, allrounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team. "The last IPL season was very...
  • I will be soon playing for Team India, says Irfan Pathan August 28, 2014

    Outoffavour Indian pacer Irfan Pathan is confident of making a "comeback" to the national fold and said that he would focus on the Ranji Trophy matches to make his presence felt. "I will return very soon. For that my focus is on the forthcoming Ranji matches. I will play all the...
  • Watch: Cricketers Irfan Pathan, Yusuf wish Eid July 29, 2014

    Cricketer Irfan Pathan and Yusuf celebrate Eid. Irfan Pathan said, "Everyone should work to spread peace and love. That is the purpose of Eid." ...
  • VVS Laxman's words helped me again, says Irfan Pathan May 1, 2014

    Seamer Irfan Pathan says his chat with team mentor VVS Laxman inspired him to produce a matchwinning performance for Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians here. It was Irfan who stopped the rampaging Keiron Pollard from turning the game in Mumbai's favour in the last over,...
  • IPL ideal platform to stage India comeback, says Irfan Pathan April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Irfan Pathan, who will be representing the Sunrisers Hyderabad in upcoming seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, said his aim is to play the 2015 World Cup. In his bit to get back that elusive seamer allrounder's slot, Irfan is expecting that Sunrisers' think-tank will make him bat...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament sans big names April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The inter zonal round of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament commences on Tuesday at Rajkot and Mumbai sans big names who are to start preparations with their respective teams for the Indian Premier League starting on April 16 in the UAE. Group A games featuring Haryana, Goa, Jharkhand,...
  • Fitagain Irfan Pathan hopes to do well in Vijay Hazare Trophy February 3, 2014

    Bangalore: India discard Irfan Pathan on Monday said that he is working hard on his fitness and hopes to perform well for Baroda in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, starting February 27. "I have been working with my physio on good programmes. I am fit and played three Ranji matches for Baroda...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 7, Day 4 December 17, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from day four of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 7. Day three roundup: Delhi thrashed Vidarbha by an innings and 156 runs in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter to get seven points which kept their hopes of making the knockout stages...
  • You cannot run away from competition: Irfan Pathan December 4, 2013

    Bangalore: Seeking to make a comeback to the Indian cricket team, injuryprone medium pacer Irfan Pathan said he is working hard on getting the seam position right and added that he is not the one to "run away" from competition. Irfan, who is recovering from a rib injury which he suffered...
  • Sachin is an ideal role model, says Irfan Pathan October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Irfan Pathan on Monday said he will miss Sachin Tendulkar's valuable tips at midon or midoff while taking his run up after the veteran bids goodbye following his last Test against West Indies next month. "At the start of my career, he has helped me a lot. Whenever I used...
  • Injury rules Irfan Pathan out of Challengers Trophy September 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Allrounder Irfan Pathan was on Tuesday ruled out of the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, starting later this month, due to an injury. Irfan has been replaced by Kerala medium-pacer Sandeep Warrier in the India Red squad to be led by his brother Yusuf Pathan. "Irfan Pathan has been ruled...
  • Injured Irfan, Praveen ruled out of India A squad September 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Irfan Pathan and Praveen Kumar's hopes of impressing the selectors to earn a recall into the senior Indian team suffered a setback on Saturday when the two swing bowlers were ruled out of India A squad that will take on the visiting West Indies a team in a...
  • I expect to get matchfit within a week: Irfan Pathan July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Injured seamer Irfan Pathan, who was left out of the Indian squad for the tour of West Indies due to hamstring injury, is expecting to get matchfit in another week's time. "My injury wasn't a major one. I have already started running and will start bowling at the nets...
  • Irfan set to restore his good name after India recall May 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: India media pacer Irfan Pathan has set his sights on the ICC Champions Trophy starting next month in England. Irfan, who was recalled to the 15member Indian team on Saturday, said he wants to make the most of the opportunity that has come his way. "When I got to...
  • Vinay, Mishra likely for Champions Trophy May 3, 2013

    The bustling form of several Indian pace bowlers in the ongoing IPL looks to be the only major discussion point on Saturday in the corridors of the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, when India's squad for the ICC Champions Trophy is announced. This summer's tournament will be held in England where...
  • I would like to bat higher up the order: Irfan Pathan April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils allrounder Irfan Pathan feels he will be able to serve the beleaguered team as a more useful batsman, provided he is promoted in the batting order. "I would like to bat higher up the order to actually show my responsibilities and deliver to my capability, because sometimes...
  • We don't get similar treatment in Caribbean: Andre Russell April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: His legs slightly spread and knees somewhat bent, Andre Russell regaled the audience by crossing his arms and breaking into the Gangnamstyle jig, and then won their hearts with a proclamation that West Indians playing in the IPL are treated "better" in India than in the Caribbean. "People in...
  • Amit Mishra escapes from getting dubious distinction April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: In the pulsating closing moments of their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils seriously thought Amit Mishra should have been given out for obstructing the field while taking a run on Friday. Mishra, who was adjudged man of the match for his one for 15...
  • We are yet to play to our potential: Irfan Pathan April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Delhi Daredevils might have lost their first two Pepsi IPL games, but allrounder Irfan Pathan feels once they start playing to their potential, they would be hard to beat. "To be really honest we have not played to our potential. If we start playing to our potential we can...
  • Irfan Pathan confident to make comeback in Test cricket March 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Ignored for Test cricket for nearly five years, Indian allrounder Irfan Pathan has vowed to make a comeback in the highest form of the game sooner or later. "Not playing Test cricket for so many years is a different thing, but now I know I can play Test cricket...
  • Irfan Pathan in Baroda squad for Vijay Hazare Trophy February 13, 2013

    Vadodara: Allrounder Irfan Pathan will be playing for Baroda in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after recovering from a knee injury. Munaf Patel has also been named in the 16member squad, which will be captained by middleorder batsman and Irfan's brother, Yusuf Pathan. Baroda, who were knocked out of the Ranji Trophy...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: How Baroda made the QFs January 3, 2013

    Having lost Irfan and Yusuf Pathan early in the season and with a threadbare bowling attack, matters did not look too promising for Baroda after the first three rounds. They had yet to lose, but were unable to press on for matches mostly because of their limited bowling range. Then...
  • Priyanka: We live in a male dominated society December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Sharing the nation's outrage over the gangrape case in Delhi, actress Priyanka Chopra favoured a relook into women's rights in the country while rejecting criticism that Bollywood only pays lip service to such causes. "What happened is a heinous crime. I call for stringent punishment for the accused, but...