Irfan Pathan is one of the most eligible bachelors in the Indian side at present ©  IANS
Irfan Pathan is one of the most eligible bachelors in the Indian side at present © IANS

Irfan Pathan reportedly is set to tie knot in February. The most eligible bachelor among the Indian cricketers at present has never been very open about his personal life. However, according to sources close to Irfan, the wedding would take place in the first or the second week of February. Irfan’s elder brother Yusuf Pathan got married in 2013 and became a father of a baby boy in 2014. Irafan posts pictures with his little nephew quite frequently on social media. The bride’s name, according to the same source, is Safa. Since Irfan has always preferred to keep low profile, it is not surprising when his family hasn’t given out a lot of information on his wedding. READ: Irfan Pathan: Domestic cricket a medium to return back to play for India

According to Times of India, Irafn earlier had said,” The news of me getting married in February is true. Beyond that, I don’t want to say much on this and will issue a small statement in a few days.”

A source close to the cricketer says, “The wedding preparations are on in full swing and the family has already ordered a diamond necklace for Irfan’s bride and for his sister, apart from other jewellery from a reputed jeweller in Surat who had provided jewellery for Yusuf’s wedding too. If not in the first week of February, the wedding should take place in the second week.”

Irfan who was one of the star performers of recently concluded Syed Mustaq Trophy 2015-16, he said, “2016 will be an exciting year for me, both professionally and personally. Ghar pe agar ek bete ki shaadi ho jaaye, toh doosre pe thoda pressure toh hota hi hai. But my family is very relaxed about it and they don’t put any unnecessary pressure on me. The world will know when I decide to tie the knot.”