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Pathans searching suitable match for Yusuf

cricket Updated: Jul 16, 2009 16:11 IST

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After Baroda batsman Irfan Pathan reportedly decided to marry his long time girlfriend staying in Australia, his parents are now searching a suitable match for elder son Yusuf Pathan.

"We are searching for suitable match for our elder son Yusuf Pathan and there is no hurry," said father Mehbubkhan Pathan.

"For Yusuf, we have started receiving queries from various places in the country and we are looking into it," he said adding, "we want someone who can understand Yusuf and adjust with him".

According to Mehbubkhan, their priority is to choose a girl for Yusuf as he is their eldest son and they can think of fixing of marriage date which can take some time depending on Allah

The 26-year-old, who played for Rajasthan Royals during second edition of IPL, had said he would marry when his parents find a suitable girl for him.

Yusuf was included in the list of 30 probables for Champions Trophy to be played in South Africa in September.

Mehbubkhan said both Yusuf and Irfan have been working hard and hoped Irfan may find a berth in the Indian Team to play in Sri Lanka before the Champion Trophy.