Irfan Pathan retires: Never lost my swing, blaming Greg Chappell for my downfall just cover up, reveals former all-rounder
Former India pacer Irfan Pathan on Sunday said he never lost his swing, contrary to the general perception at that time, and added blaming then coach Greg Chappell for his downfall was a cover-up.
Irfan Pathan retires: From hat-trick in Karachi to historic victory at WACA, unforgettable moments in his international career
Hero of the World T20 Finals in 2007, Hat-trick against Pakistan in Karachi and more memorable moments from Irfan Pathan's international career
Irfan Pathan retires: Once a swing-bowling sensation, left arm seamer bids adieu to 'glittering' career of unfulfilled promises
From the point of view of Indian cricket, Irfan Pathan's career is of unfulfilled potential, in short bursts there were glitter but the towering expectations of being the next Kapil Dev, the next Wasim Akram in the lack of clear roadmap was a bit too much for the wonder as he lost his consistency and zing.
Irfan Pathan retires: 'People start their career at 27-28, mine ended at that age,' laments Indian all-rounder
"People start their career at 27-28, mine ended when I was 27 and that is the only regret," lamented Irfan Pathan after announcing his retirement from all forms of cricket on Saturday.
Veteran bowling all-rounder Irfan Pathan brought down the curtains on his cricketing career on Saturday, officially announcing his decision at an event in Mumbai.