[caption id="attachment_697162" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-697162" alt="Irfan Pathan AFP" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Irfan-Pathan1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Irfan Pathan AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) today appointed former <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india" target="_blank">India </a> all-rounder <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Irfan-Pathan" target="_blank">Irfan Pathan</a> as the coach-cum-mentor of its senior state side for the 2018-19 season. "He will be the coach-cum-mentor of our team for a period of one year," JKCA CEO Aashiq Bukhari said. The 33-year-old Pathan played 29 Tests, 120 ODIs and 24 T20Is for India between 2003 and 2012. Pathan was captain of Baroda for the past two domestic seasons. <p></p> <p></p>On his arrival, Pathan interacted with the young cricketers at the Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium and told them to work hard on their game in order to reach the next level.