Irfan Khan Pathan, a cricketer from India, was born on 27th October 1984. Known for his fast swings and seam bowling technique; Pathan predominantly played Test matches for team India. He is a younger half-brother of eminent player Yusuf Pathan.
Named by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as the “Emerging Player of the Year”in 2004
Instrumental in India’svictory against Pakistan in ODI and TestSeries, held in Pakistan, in the year 2004
The first bowler to take an International Test hat-trick in the first over of the game, against Pakistan in 2006 which was held in Lahore
He made a dynamic return in the year 2007; helping team India to win over Pakistan in the ICC Twenty-20 World Cup, held in Johannesburg and was honored as the “Man of the Match”.
Irfan holds the World Record for the quickest 1000 runs in a One Day International (ODI) career.
Holds the World record for100 wickets in an ODI career