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Yusuf to marry soon but I will wait: Irfan Pathan

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New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) India discard Irfan Pathan todaysaid his elder brother Yusuf, who recently bagged a whoppingdeal of USD 2.1 million with IPL Franchisee Kolkata Knightriders for season-IV, will soon tie the nuptial knot.

Asked about his own marraige plans, Irfan said hispriority is winning back his place in the national side.

"I want to make a comeback in the Indian team. You know,marriage is going to come with time. First my brother hasto get married and it is going to be soon," Irfan said.

"Hopefully the new bride is coming. We are just about toselect a girl for him. But for me, it is going to take sometime. For me, I just want to make a comeback for the team theneverything''s going to follow," he told NDTV.

Yusuf, whose stellar performance in the first edition ofIPL had helped Rajasthan Royals lift the title, was bought bythe Shah Rukh Khan co-owned KKR for Rs 9.66 crore.

On the other hand, Irfan, who earned Rs 3.7 crore atKings XI Punjab, will now play for Delhi Daredevils with a Rs8.74 crore contract.

Story first published: Saturday, January 15, 2011, 0:01 [IST]
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