Yusuf 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...
  • CLT20: Yusuf Pathan, three others return after training in Bloemfontein September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In their quest to be battleready for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, Kolkata Knight Riders sent four of their players Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Manvinder Bisla and Kuldeep Yadav to Bloemfontein in South Africa for 15 days of training that included cycling, running and mountaineering. Looking to...
  • 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." ...
  • Team effort behind Kolkata Knight Riders' dramatic comeback in IPL 7 May 30, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders' dream comeback in the Indian Premier League season seven is no less than reading a fairytale. From being one of the underdogs of the tournament to qualifying for their second final in three seasons, the Kolkatabased franchise has left millions of fans spellbound with their massive resolve....
  • IPL 7: A fairytale comeback by KKR to storm into final May 30, 2014

    The claw back by Kolkata Knight Riders seems so much like a script after their dramatic resurgence in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. The 2012 champions now have yet another chance to reclaim the trophy after storming into the final on Wednesday by beating the formidable Kings XI...
  • Eliminator match against Mumbai won't be easy: Fleming May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming predicts another cliffhanger between his team and title holders Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League Eliminator at the Brabourne Stadium here on Wednesday. "Mumbai were excellent against us last year. We had some revenge this year with...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 1, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 27, 2014

    With the end of IPL7 league stages, the top four teams are now geared up for the crucial playoffs. The first match of the playoffs will be played between the most consistent team of this tournament and undoubtedly the most resilient side of this edition when George Baileyled...
  • IPL 7, Qualifier 1: Form guide of Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders May 27, 2014

    The most consistent team of IPL 7 will be up against the most resilient side of the current edition when Kings XI Punjab locks horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. Punjab have been the most outstanding team this season to...
  • IPL 7: Backinform Yusuf Pathan hails Wasim Akram's impact May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Yusuf Pathan, who was back in the limelight after his blistering knock against Sunrisers Hyderabad, attributed his success to team's bowling coach Wasim Akram who has helped him understand the psyche of opposition bowlers. Yusuf Pathan's lightning knock of 22ball 72 blew away Sunrisers Hyderabad as Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • Yusuf Pathan, Corey Anderson end IPL group stage in style May 27, 2014

    The seventh season of the Indian Premier League has reached to its penultimate over with the end of the group stages. In the last few weeks of the cashrich tournament, we have seen some of the most scintillating and dramatic action taking place. From unbelievable knocks to unrealistic run chases,...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad coach Tom Moody blames fielders for drubbing by KKR May 25, 2014

    Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody on Saturday blamed his fielders for their loss to Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens and attributed inconsistencies behind his team's failure to secure a berth into the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Hyderabad dropped KKR batsman Yusuf Pathan twice in the match as...
  • IPL 7: Gautam Gambhir lauds Yusuf Pathan's whirlwind knock May 25, 2014

    Having watched with awe Yusuf Pathan's fireworks that enabled his side finish second in the round robin stage of the IPL 7, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Saturday admitted that he had not see such an innings before. Pathan (72 of 22 balls) plundered seven massive sixes and five...
  • IPL 2014: Yusuf Pathan's best sets Eden on fire May 25, 2014

    Yusuf Pathan's lightning knock of 22ball 72 blew away Sunrisers Hyderabad as Kolkata Knight Riders chased down the 161run target in 14.2 overs to seal the second place in the points table ahead of the playoffs. Visibly happy after his batting performance, Pathan called it his best innings and said he...
  • IPL 7: Yusuf Pathan blitz eliminates SRH, KKR No. 2 on points table May 25, 2014

    Yusuf Pathan sent Sunrisers Hyderabad into submission and Kolkata Knigh Riders to No. 2 on the points table with a stunning display of batsmanship that saw him score the fastest fifty in IPL history in just 15 balls to chase down SRH's 161 in just 14.2 overs at the Eden...
  • IPL 7: Yusuf Pathan hopes KKR would be among top four May 19, 2014

    Elated after managing to keep their playoff hopes alive by beating Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Yusuf Pathan said it would not be too tough to fetch a place inside the topfour from here. KKR are now fourth in the points table and the topfour at the end of the...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad's playoff hopes sink after defeat against Kolkata May 18, 2014

    Sunrisers Hyderabad's playoff hopes were delivered a body blow on Sunday as the hosts suffered a sevenwicket defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders, who strengthened their position in the top half of the points table with their sixth win of the tournament. A disciplined bowling performance by KKR limited...
  • IPL 7: McCullum, Jadeja star in Chennai's 34run win over Kolkata May 3, 2014

    Ravindra Jadeja produced a brilliant spell of spin bowling that saw him return with figures of 4 for 12 to script Chennai Super Kings' fifth win in a row after Brendon McCullum's sizzling halfcentury powered CSK to a daunting 148 for 3 against Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 21 of...
  • 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,...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Yusuf Pathan powers Baroda to fourth straight win April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Riding on skipper Yusuf Pathan's brilliant unbeaten half-century, Baroda registered their fourth successive win by thrashing Maharashtra by six wickets in a West Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy on Friday. Opting to bat, Maharashtra posted a modest 139 for seven, which Baroda chased down with...
  • Yusuf Pathan eyes national comeback February 26, 2014

    Rajkot: Expressing confidence over his return to national squad, Baroda skipper Yusuf Pathan on Wednesday said he was working hard to achieve this goal. "My focus is to play good cricket and I have done well with the bat this season. I know if I play good cricket then it would...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: UP earn three points against MP; Yusuf leads Baroda to victory December 25, 2013

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh walked away with three points owing to their first innings lead in a Group B Ranji Trophy match against Madhya Pradesh that ended in a draw on the fourth and final day. Chasing a victory target of 314 runs, Madhya Pradesh were 140 for seven in their...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 4 December 25, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day four of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 8. Manish Pandey (119) hit a timely century and raised a 133run stand with Ravikumar Samarth (75) as Karnataka reached 287 for 8 in their second innings against Mumbai in their Group A match, which...
  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra, Baroda in a doordie match December 21, 2013

    Rajkot: Saurashtra and Baroda will lock horns in a crucial Ranji Trophy Group B match here from Sunday at the Saurashtra Cricket Association's stadium here. Both the teams need an outright win to keep the hopes of entering the knockout stage but Saurashtra will have the home advantage. Saurashtra, who drew...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Baroda dismiss Services for 191 on Day 1 December 14, 2013

    Vadodara: India discards Munaf Patel and Yusuf Pathan shared seven wickets between them as Baroda dismissed Services for 191 in their first innings and then reached 62 for no loss at stumps on the opening day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match at Reliance Stadium. Seamer Patel (4 for...
  • Duleep Trophy: Aparajith, Pandey prop up South Zone on Day 1 October 3, 2013

    Chennai: Responsible batting by young Tamil Nadu allrounder Baba Aparajith and Karnataka batsmen Manish Pandey guided South Zone to 213 for 3 at stumps on the first day of their Duleep Trophy quarterfinal match against West Zone at the Chepauk on Thursday. Due to inclement weather, only 54 overs of play...
  • I have worked hard in right direction, says Yusuf Pathan September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: He flattered to deceive for India A with only one knock of some substance in the recently concluded limited overs series against West Indies A but Yusuf Pathan feels that he has "worked hard in the right direction" in his pursuit of regaining his place in the senior...