Dubai : Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan flew back to India shortly after the teams’ thumping win against Mumbai Indians in the IPL opener after the news of his wife delivering their first baby reached the UAE.

Yusuf is likely to miss KKR’s match against Delhi but is expected to return by the third game, confirmed a team official.He was bought back by Kolkata for Rs 3.25 crore in the February auctions.Yusuf’s brother Irfan, who is with Sunrisers Hyderabad, tweeted as a proud uncle on Thursday: @IrfanPathan Alrightttt this is great no words can Describe the bro Yusuf n Bhabhi blessed with baby boy I’m CHACHU now.ya rab Tera Shukar hai (sic).  PTI

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