Irfan Pathan’s strong reply to criticism over blurring wife’s photo – “I am her mate not her master”

There was rise of criticism against Irfan Pathan recently as his wife's photo was blurred in the family photo posted by his son.

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Irfan Pathan with his family
Irfan Pathan with his family

Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan was recently criticised for not allowing his wife, Safa Baig to reveal her photo in the social media and the cricketer has now come up with a strong reply to those criticism.

Irfan Pathan recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus as he returned from the Road Safety World Series which was held in Raipur. He was isolated in his home and later recovered from the virus. The bowling all rounder was impressive in the series as picked up 7 wickets and scored 126 runs.

There was rise of criticism against Irfan Pathan recently as his wife’s photo was blurred in the family photo posted by his son in his Instagram handle. There were allegations that the 36 year old cricketer is not allowing his wife’s face to be posted in social media. Subsequently Irfan came up with a strong reply stating that it was his wife’s choice to blur her face in the picture posted by his son in Instagram. Also he clarified that he was just her partner and not a master.

Irfan Pathan responds to criticism

Irfan Pathan
Irfan Pathan during his playing days

Irfan took to Twitter and posted the same photo saying, “This picture is posted by my queen from my son’s account. We are getting lot of hate. Let me post this here as well. She blurred this pic by her choice. And Yes, I’m her mate not her master”.

With people in India suffering from the Second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Pathan brother – Yusuf Pathan and Irfan Pathan are making all possible efforts to help the virus victimized people by providing food, oxygen cylinders, ventilators, oxygen concentrators, etc. to help them battle against Covid-19. He took to his Instagram account and shared the video in which he described ‘how to use the concentrator’.

Irfan Pathan has represented India in 29 Tests, 120 ODIs and 24 T20Is, picking up 301 international wickets. He also had a Test hundred to his credit which he scored against Pakistan in 2007, in Bengaluru. He was also instrumental for Indian team under the leadership of MS Dhoni to lift the 2007 T20 world cup.

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