India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Friday.
Pathan on his Twitter handle wrote, "I thank my family, friends, fans, teams, coaches and the whole country wholeheartedly for all the support and love.
Yusuf played 57 One-Day Internationals and 22 T20Is for India.
He last played in the IPL in 2019 for the Sunrisers Hyderabad but once he was released by the club. He later did not found any club for 2020 season. Overall, Yusuf managed to score 810 runs in 41 ODIs innings at an average of 27 with three fifties and two tons and also bagged 33 wickets. In 18 T20I innings, he scored 236 runs at a strike-rate of 146.58 and also scalped 13 scalps with the ball.
Yusuf Pathan with his brother Irfan recently opened cricket academy, Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP) in Telangana hoping to provide world-class infrastructure to the talented cricketers.
VINAY KUMAR RETIRES TOO
India's right-arm pacer who led Karnataka to win Ranji Trophy consecutively, announced his retirement from cricket on Friday. His Twitter post read, "Thankyou all for your love and support throughout my career. Today I hang up my boots. #ProudIndian."
Vinay Kumar bagged 504 wickets in first-class cricket at an average of 22.44 from 139 encounters. The right-arm pacer also played 11 seasons of Indian Premier League for Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore and has scalped 105 wickets.