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Overlooked Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan had started a new role in his career as a Television pundit. The veteran all-rounder is currently contributing his insights to the audience during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL.
With KL Rahul smashing all records with his quick-fire fifty, Irfan Pathan has lauded the Indian cricketer on his Twitter handle.
In addition, Rahul had achieved his fifty in just 14 balls and broke a long-standing Yusuf Pathan record. The latter scored his fifty in just 15 balls back in 2014. He along with Sunil Marine had achieved the feat.
After praising Rahul, Irfan showed his brotherly side by backing Yusuf to break it in 13 balls.
“KL Rahul outstanding innings. Fastest 50 in the IPL @iamyusufpathan bro let’s try for 13 balls now ?,” Irfan Pathan tweeted.
KL Rahul 👏👏 outstanding innings. Fastest 50 in the ipl @iamyusufpathan bro let’s try for 13 balls now ?
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) April 8, 2018
Yusuf Pathan Vows to Complete Irfan’s Wish:
Moreover, the elder brother Yusuf, who saw the tweet has showered his love to his brother. He promised that he will try to break the record for Irfan Pathan. He also wished Irfan his best wishes for his new role as a commentator.
“Tere liye 13-ball me bhi 50 bana neka try karenge Insha Allah bhai and well played @klrahul11. Also, it’s lovely to hear you in the commentary box @IrfanPathan hope you’re enjoying the new role. @IPL,” Yusuf Pathan tweeted.
Tere liye 13-ball me bhi 50 bana neka try karenge Insha Allah bhai and well played @klrahul11 . Also, it's lovely to hear you in the commentary box @IrfanPathan hope you're enjoying the new role. @IPL https://t.co/SclybmZbt1
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) April 9, 2018
But, the 35-year old Yusuf is keen to prove his worth with new franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. The star cricketer will have a massive role this season as a finisher and part-time bowler for the team.
Sunrisers Hyderabad team is looking quite strong despite the loss of David Warner. They will once again look to challenge for the title.
They have a strong core with match winners like Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Manish Pandey and Shakib Al Hasan to name a few.
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