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Twitterati React After Yusuf Pathan Announced Retirement From Cricket

Former Indian all-rounder and World Cup winner, Yusuf Pathan left everyone in shock after he announced his retirement from all the formats of cricket. Over the years, Yusuf Pathan has contributed a lot to the Indian cricket.

Senior Pathan brother, who made his debut in 2007, has played 57 ODIs and 22 T20Is for India. He was a part of the Indian cricket team that won the ICC T20 World Cup 2007 and ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.

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Besides being a two-time world cup winner and has also won the title of the Indian Premier League twice with Kolkata Knight Riders (2012 & 2014) and once while playing for Rajasthan Royals (in 2008). Apart from being the hard-hitting middle-order batsman, Yusuf has also been a handy off-spinner. While he has scored 810 ODI runs and 236 T20I runs for India with the bat, he has also picked 46 wickets in limited-overs international cricket.

On Friday, Yusuf took to his twitter and shared a long post announcing his retirement from the cricket world. In his long post, he wrote:

“The time has come today for me to put a full stop to this innings of my life. I officially announce retirement from all forms of the game,” 

Winning two World Cups for India and lifting Sachin Tendulkar on my shoulders were some of the best moments of my career,” he added.

Here, check out the whole note:

Sharing the note, Yusuf thanked everyone for suppoting him throughout. He wrote:

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

Here, watch the tweet:

Meanwhile, as soon as Yusuf Pathan announced his retirement from the game, social media was soon flooded with interesting reactions. From cricketers to fans everyone paid tributes to the former cricketer for his contribution towards the Indian cricket.

Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:

https://twitter.com/Jomin_45/status/1365261720571179008?s=20

Unnati Madan

Unnati Madan is a senior cricket writer, with more than 5 years of experience in cricket writing. Here you will some of the most entertaining cricket news, tweet-reports and cricket stories by Unnati. She also takes keen interest in poetry and has been awarded as the 'Writer of the year' by Quora.

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