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Tahir parachuted in for Hants push

Sep 14, 2014: Imran Tahir, the Pakistan-born South Africa legspinner, has rejoined Hampshire for the final two weeks of the season as the club look to close out promotion back to Divison One of the County Championship.

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Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

SA sweat on underperforming Petersen, Tahir

Jul 27, 2014: The SSC Test has emphasised why South Africa may have to spring clean and find opening batsmen with more mettle and spinners with more control

Firdose Moonda at the SSC

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 1st day

Different means to same inadequate end for Tahir and Philander

Jul 24, 2014: Vernon Philander was disciplined, Imran Tahir less so. But it made little difference to them and South Africa as they slogged it out on a SSC pitch that offered little other than runs

Firdose Moonda at the SSC

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Can Tahir change his spots?

Jul 21, 2014: South Africa's premier spinner was selected as an attacking option, but in the Galle Test when conditions were in his favour, Imran Tahir was unable to be effective and might have to change his mindset going forward

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Hambantota

South Africa beat the Sri Lankan bogey

Jul 12, 2014: South Africa's maiden ODI series win in Sri Lanka showcased the lessons they had learned from a chastening 1-4 drubbing the last time they visited - An improved top-order and a better spin attack

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

SA look to Tahir for spin impact

Jun 29, 2014: Imran Tahir has been identified by AB de Villiers and Russell Domingo as the go-to guy for both the ODI and Test series

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

De Villiers rakes in four CSA awards

Jun 4, 2014: AB de Villiers missed out on being appointed South Africa's Test captain but received some consolation by scooping four awards at CSA's annual prize-giving

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IPL 2014

Tahir banks on subcontinent experience

May 9, 2014: South Africa legspinner Imran Tahir is confident the experience of playing on subcontinent tracks during the World T20 will hold him in good stead as he prepares for his first IPL stint with Delhi Daredevils

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IPL 2014

Delhi bring in Tahir, lose Saurabh Tiwary

May 6, 2014: Delhi Daredevils have brought South Africa legspinner Imran Tahir into their squad for the injured Australian quick Nathan Coulter-Nile

ESPNcricinfo staff

The hand of the leggie

Apr 5, 2014: Legspinners have blossomed in the World T20, which has otherwise been an odd, somewhat ugly affair

Martin Crowe

World Twenty20 2014

Legspin's renaissance at T20 fest

Apr 3, 2014: The performances of legspinners in the World T20, led by Amit Mishra, Samuel Badree and Imran Tahir, have shown how the art has reinvented itself to meet the challenges of T20

Mohammad Isam

Netherlands v SA, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

A triumph of belief for Tahir

Mar 27, 2014: Having overcome various challenges in his cricketing journey, Imran Tahir's conviction was at the fore once again as he helped South Africa stave off an embarrassing loss to Netherlands

Firdose Moonda

Netherlands v SA, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

Tahir spares South Africa embarrassment

Mar 27, 2014: Imran Tahir and Dale Steyn ensured South Africa were not embarrassed by Netherlands and stayed in contention for the semi-finals of the World T20

The Report by Firdose Moonda

World T20 2014

No secret to ending choke jokes for SA

Mar 16, 2014: After 22 years, six World Cups, four World T20s and an uncountable number of jokes about the choke, South Africa have stopped searching for an elixir

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

Slim pickings in South Africa spin search

Jan 14, 2014: South Africa's two senior spinners are both 34, and there is a lack of promising youngsters on the horizon

Firdose Moonda

India in South Africa 2013-14

Strengths embellished, SA need changed mindset

Dec 31, 2013: The 1-0 series win over India embellished South Africa's strengths and reputation. The team, however, needs to find a lead spinner and adopt a forward-thinking outlook to prepare for life without Jacques Kallis

Firdose Moonda in Durban

South Africa in the UAE 2013-14

SA check the boxes in comprehensive series win

Nov 12, 2013: With improvements in batting, and the development of allrounders, the side is on track for its preparations for 2015 World Cup

Firdose Moonda

Pakistan v South Africa, 1st ODI, Sharjah

South Africa pull off one-run heist

Oct 30, 2013: Pakistan conspired a dispiriting collapse as the pitch deteriorated in Sharjah, while Imran Tahir, playing his first ODI in two-and-a-half years, led South Africa to a one-run win

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

One of us against us

Oct 28, 2013: A selection of people who did well in international cricket against the country in which they were born

Steven Lynch

Pakistan v South Africa 2013-14

South Africa pass test of character

Oct 27, 2013: The manner in which South Africa responded to the Test defeat in Abu Dhabi has shown that the unit has character, and gave them fresh options going ahead

Firdose Moonda in Dubai
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