Indian cricket team’s only successful brother duo Yusuf and Irfan Pathan have always kept their personal lives under wraps. On the field, the two are India’s best bowlers and front footing batsman, however, once off-screen its a totally different story.
Social media has been rife with controversy every since Irfan Pathan got married to Safa Baig in 2016. The couple tied the knot in Mecca. However, unlike Yusuf, Safa has kept herself out of the limelight. The cricketer once posted a selfie with his wife but it was soon turned into a verbal debate on Twitter and Facebook. Safa was seen covering her face in a hijab while sporting red nail paint. Ever since the picture went viral, fans have been curious to know who is she.
Facts and Unseen pictures of Irfan Pathan’s wife Safa Baig
1. Safa Baig and Irfan Pathan got married in February 2016
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) February 7, 2016
2. She was a model and has worked as a journalist too, media reports claim. According to an India Today report, she has worked in a PR firm as an executive editor and was featured in several prominent fashion magazines in the Gulf.
3. Safa was born on February 28, 1994, and brought up in Jeddah’s Aziziyah district and her father Mirza Farooq Baig is a Saudi businessman; she has four siblings, according to a report in International Business Times.
4. Safa was just 21 when she tied the knot with Irfan. They married in a simple ceremony in Mecca. Reportedly, Irfan and Safa met in Dubai
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) July 17, 2017
Currently, Irfan Pathan has been very vocal on social media. While he may have gracefully bowed out of cricket, he makes it a point to share his thoughts on some of the hot topics on the internet.
Yusuf Pathan is well known for his front foot style batting in Indian cricket. The cricketer got married to Aafreen Khan in a simple Nikah ceremony. Reportedly, Yusuf met Aafreen while in Baroda when he was looking for a physiotherapist. During his search, he met Aafreen who helped him and the two subsequently fell in love.
The couple got married in the year 2013 are were blessed with a baby boy, Ayaan, on 17th April 2014.
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