Imran Tahir      

Full name Mohammad Imran Tahir

Born March 27, 1979, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 35 years 180 days

Major teams South Africa, Delhi Daredevils, Dolphins, Durham 2nd XI, Easterns, Hampshire, Hampshire 2nd XI, Lahore City, Lahore Lions, Lahore Ravi, Lahore Whites, Lions, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI, Pakistan A, Pakistan International Airlines, Pakistan Under-19s, Redco Pakistan Ltd, Sialkot, South Africa A, Staffordshire, Sui Gas Corporation of Pakistan, Sussex 2nd XI, Titans, Warwickshire, Warwickshire 2nd XI, Water and Power Development Authority, Yorkshire

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Mohammad Imran Tahir
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 15 16 7 109 29* 12.11 194 56.18 0 0 13 1 7 0
ODIs 22 9 6 30 23* 10.00 43 69.76 0 0 3 0 5 0
T20Is 12 2 2 17 9* - 11 154.54 0 0 1 1 3 0
First-class 171 213 52 2285 77* 14.19 0 4 73 0
List A 130 42 15 337 41* 12.48 0 0 27 0
Twenty20 97 21 10 108 17* 9.81 83 130.12 0 0 11 4 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 29 3199 1887 40 5/32 8/130 47.17 3.53 79.9 0 1 0
ODIs 22 21 1120 795 42 4/38 4/38 18.92 4.25 26.6 3 0 0
T20Is 12 12 270 261 21 4/21 4/21 12.42 5.80 12.8 1 0 0
First-class 171 33944 18493 699 8/76 26.45 3.26 48.5 48 10
List A 130 5709 4305 193 5/27 5/27 22.30 4.52 29.5 9 3 0
Twenty20 97 92 2061 2244 108 4/21 4/21 20.77 6.53 19.0 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Nov 9-11, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v West Indies at Delhi, Feb 24, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v South Africa at Harare, Sep 6, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 2, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I India v South Africa at Dhaka, Apr 4, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1996/97
Last First-class Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, Sep 15-18, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A Australia v South Africa at Harare, Sep 6, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lahore Lions v Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kings XI Punjab v Delhi Daredevils at Mohali, May 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/140, 13, 8 Hampshire v Kent Southampton 15 Sep 2014 FC
1/40 South Africa v Australia Harare 6 Sep 2014 ODI # 3526
1/42, 2 South Africa v Australia Harare 2 Sep 2014 ODI # 3522
23*, 1/32 South Africa v Zimbabwe Harare 29 Aug 2014 ODI # 3518
2/45 South Africa v Australia Harare 27 Aug 2014 ODI # 3516
0*, 2/26 South Africa v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 19 Aug 2014 ODI # 3508
3/44 South Africa v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 17 Aug 2014 ODI # 3507
1/121, 15, 2/76, 4* South Africa v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
1/75, 0/64 South Africa v Sri Lanka Galle 16 Jul 2014 Test # 2129
1/29 South Africa v Sri Lanka Hambantota 12 Jul 2014 ODI # 3502
Profile

Imran Tahir is the epitome of a journeyman cricketer. In fact, he has barely stopped moving. Since starting his first-class career in 1996-97 he has racked up at least 10 teams ranging from Lahore to Yorkshire via the Titans in South Africa. He has had stints with three English counties; Middlesex, Yorkshire and Hampshire, who he signed for in 2008. That he has never remained anywhere for very long suggests a cricketer who has failed to live up to his potential, but his first-class record is impressive with a fine average and imposing strike-rate - impressive enough, in fact, to earn him a call-up to the South Africa Test squad in January 2010 during their home series against England.

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Aug 29, 2014

Imran Tahir chipped in with a handy 23, Zimbabwe v South Africa, tri-series, Harare, August 29, 2014

Imran Tahir chipped in with a handy 23

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Aug 27, 2014

Imran Tahir celebrates a wicket, Australia v South Africa, tri-series, Harare, August 27, 2014

Imran Tahir celebrates a wicket

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Aug 17, 2014

Imran Tahir is congratulated by JP Duminy after a wicket, Zimbabwe v South Africa, 1st ODI, Bulawayo, August 17, 2014

Imran Tahir is congratulated by JP Duminy after a wicket

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Tour Results
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Nov 30-Dec 3, 2012
South Africa won by 309 runs
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide - Nov 22-26, 2012
Match drawn
Australia v South Africa at Brisbane - Nov 9-13, 2012
Match drawn
Australia A v Sth Africans at Sydney - Nov 2-4, 2012
Match drawn
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