Irfan Pathan gives a fitting reply to a fan who asked him not to name his son Dawood or Yakub

Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan and his wife Safa Baig were blessed with a baby boy on December 19.


Wishes came pouring on the different social media platforms to congratulate the left-hander.

It was then, when one of Irfan’s fans posted a tweet congratulating him on becoming a father and at the same time also cautioned him, asking not to name his son Daud (Dawood) and Yakub.


Dawood is an underworld don while Yakub was executed by Indian government after he was found to have been involved in anti-India activities.

Here’s what Irfan’s fan, tweeted, “Big Congrats @IrfanPathan On being blessed from a baby boy! But bhai uska nam #Daud ya phir #Yakub mt rkh dena! This world is Ridiculous!”

Irfan also handled this tweet in a very cool manner and gave a perfect reply to the Twitterati. Irfan replied that whatever name is chosen for the baby, one thing is for sure that the son will serve the nation like his father and his uncle (Yusuf).

His tweet reads: “@MSDivyanshu naam chahe jo bhi rakhenge lekin Ek baat Pakki hai wo bhi papa or bade papa ki tarah is mulk ka naam Roshan hi karega #withlove”

Later, Irfan posted a pic revealing the name of his son as ‘Imran’.

He tweeted, “This name is close to our hearts n family….The name is IMRAN:) #Imrankhanpathan @iamyusufpathan”

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