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Happy Birthday Irfan Pathan: A look at former Indian cricketer’s endorsements, net worth and charity

Irfan Pathan has fared well on the commercial pitch as well, which has certainly enhanced his brand value.

One of the best bowling all-rounders that India have ever produced, Irfan Pathan, turned 38 today i.e. October 27.

Irfan Pathan is one of India’s most illustrious wicket-takers, having taken 100 wickets in Tests as well as another 173 in One-Day Internationals.

He is the fastest Indian to acquire 1,000 runs along with 100 wickets. He is also the fastest Indian bowler to pocket 100 ODI wickets. He was also a member of the Champions Trophy-winning squad in 2013 but was unable to play in any of the matches.

Irfan Pathan is one of only three Test bowlers to have a hat trick. Pakistan were 0/3 at the end of his introductory over in the 2006 Karachi Test.

Pathan is now closely involved in cricket commentary after retiring from the game and along with this, he also serves as a mentor of the Jammu and Kashmir senior state team. The Baroda-based player has signed numerous endorsement deals over the years. Irfan Pathan has fared well on the commercial pitch as well, which has certainly enhanced his brand value. Let’s take a look at the former Indian cricketer’s endorsements, net worth, and charity:

Net worth:

Irfan Pathan is expected to have a net worth of INR 51 Crore. Most of these have come during his playing days. Now, mainly his income consists of cricket commentary and other administrative jobs in the domestic cricket circuit.

The left-arm swing bowler consists of a humble garage but still owns the likes of Mahindra Scorpio, Toyota Fortuner, and Mercedes Benz.

Endorsements:

Irfan Pathan inked an endorsement deal with a fantasy gaming platform, Howzat. In this deal, the former cricketer has been seen in the commercial campaigns along with other cricketers as well.

Along with Howzat, Pathan also collaborated with Star Sports, ICICI Bank and Lifebuoy.

He also serves as the brand ambassador of the I-League club, Mohammedan SC.

Charity:

During the global pandemic, the former Indian cricketer did a lot to maintain people’s morale throughout the challenging circumstances. Since the global epidemic broke out in the nation, he and his brother Yusuf Pathan have aided the unfortunate people as well as the frontline warriors in any way they can.

Irfan also opted to give away all of the proceeds from the social media advertisements to charity. Irfan and Yusuf have also donated food and raw materials, assisting over 90,000 families to date. In addition, Pathan Cricket Academy provided free meals to covid patients in South Delhi.

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