Imran Tahir      

Full name Mohammad Imran Tahir

Born March 27, 1979, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 37 years 96 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, Nottinghamshire, 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 20 23 9 130 29* 9.28 235 55.31 0 0 18 1 8 0
ODIs 60 22 10 117 29 9.75 154 75.97 0 0 16 1 13 0
T20Is 27 2 2 17 9* - 11 154.54 0 0 1 1 3 0
First-class 181 226 56 2402 77* 14.12 0 4 76 0
List A 173 56 19 424 41* 11.45 0 0 38 0
Twenty20 127 24 11 118 17* 9.07 96 122.91 0 0 12 4 28 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 20 37 3925 2294 57 5/32 8/130 40.24 3.50 68.8 1 2 0
ODIs 60 58 3135 2429 105 7/45 7/45 23.13 4.64 29.8 5 2 0
T20Is 27 27 612 661 43 4/21 4/21 15.37 6.48 14.2 2 0 0
First-class 181 35450 19356 741 8/42 26.12 3.27 47.8 50 11
List A 173 8018 6176 265 7/45 7/45 23.30 4.62 30.2 11 5 0
Twenty20 127 122 2730 3129 150 4/21 4/21 20.86 6.87 18.2 3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Nov 9-11, 2011 scorecard
Last Test India v South Africa at Delhi, Dec 3-7, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v West Indies at Delhi, Feb 24, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Bridgetown, Jun 24, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 2, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1996/97
Last First-class Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg, Jan 7-10, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A West Indies v South Africa at Bridgetown, Jun 24, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lahore Lions v Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Mumbai Indians v Delhi Daredevils at Visakhapatnam, May 15, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/40, 29 South Africa v West Indies Bridgetown 24 Jun 2016 ODI # 3754
- South Africa v Australia Bridgetown 19 Jun 2016 ODI # 3750
7/45 South Africa v West Indies Basseterre 15 Jun 2016 ODI # 3747
2/45, 6 South Africa v Australia Basseterre 11 Jun 2016 ODI # 3743
0, 2/39 South Africa v Australia Providence 7 Jun 2016 ODI # 3741
0, 2/41 South Africa v West Indies Providence 3 Jun 2016 ODI # 3739
0*, 1/15 Sth Africans v WICB Pres XI Port of Spain 29 May 2016 Other OD
0/59, 5 Daredevils v Mum Indians Visakhapatnam 15 May 2016 T20
2/26 Daredevils v Supergiants Delhi 5 May 2016 T20
3/24 Daredevils v Guj Lions Delhi 27 Apr 2016 T20
Profile

Imran Tahir moved from Pakistan to South Africa via the UK for the love of a woman. In the process, he played for more than 25 teams, including four English counties, three South African franchises and an IPL team while carving a reputation as one of the best limited-overs' legspinners of his time. A feisty character with a celebration longer than most fast-bowlers' run-ups and a range of variations, Tahir made the googly his biggest weapon in the limited-overs formats.

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Jun 16, 2016

Imran Tahir sets off on a celebratory run, West Indies v South Africa, 6th match, ODI tri-series, St Kitts

Imran Tahir sets off on a celebratory run

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Jun 15, 2016

Imran Tahir exults after removing Andre Fletcher, West Indies v South Africa, 6th match, ODI tri-series, St Kitts

Imran Tahir exults after removing Andre Fletcher

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Jun 11, 2016

Imran Tahir sets off on a sprint after removing Aaron Finch, Australia v South Africa, 4th match, ODI tri-series, St Kitts, June 11, 2016

Imran Tahir sets off on a sprint after removing Aaron Finch

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Youth Test: S Lanka U19 v S Africa U19 at Pallekele
Jul 3-5, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
1st Youth ODI: S Lanka U19 v S Africa U19 at Colombo (PSS)
Jul 9, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
Zimbabwe A v Sth Africa A at Bulawayo
Jul 9-12, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
2nd Youth ODI: S Lanka U19 v S Africa U19 at Colombo (NCC)
Jul 11, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
3rd Youth ODI: S Lanka U19 v S Africa U19 at Colombo (SSC)
Jul 13, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
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