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Imran Tahir      

Full name Mohammad Imran Tahir

Born March 27, 1979, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 36 years 322 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 52 17 9 78 23* 9.75 117 66.66 0 0 8 1 12 0
T20Is 18 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 165 51 18 385 41* 11.66 0 0 37 0
Twenty20 114 23 11 113 17* 9.41 89 126.96 0 0 11 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 52 51 2739 2120 86 5/45 5/45 24.65 4.64 31.8 5 1 0
T20Is 18 18 396 426 27 4/21 4/21 15.77 6.45 14.6 1 0 0
First-class 181 35450 19356 741 8/42 26.12 3.27 47.8 50 11
List A 165 7622 5867 246 5/27 5/27 23.84 4.61 30.9 11 4 0
Twenty20 114 109 2418 2756 129 4/21 4/21 21.36 6.83 18.7 2 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 South Africa v England at Centurion, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 2, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I India v South Africa at Cuttack, Oct 5, 2015 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 South Africa v England at Centurion, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lahore Lions v Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 12, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/56 South Africa v England Centurion 9 Feb 2016 ODI # 3736
0/66 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 6 Feb 2016 ODI # 3734
2/71 South Africa v England Bloemfontein 3 Feb 2016 ODI # 3732
2/51, 0 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Cape Town 29 Jan 2016 LA
- Dolphins v Warriors Pietermaritzburg 7 Jan 2016 FC
34, 4/91, 4, 8/42 Dolphins v Knights Kimberley 27 Dec 2015 FC
0/33 Dolphins v Titans Centurion 12 Dec 2015 T20
1/66, 1, 1/74, 0* South Africa v India Delhi 3 Dec 2015 Test # 2191
1/41, 4, 5/38, 8 South Africa v India Nagpur 25 Nov 2015 Test # 2189
0*, 0/9 South Africa v India Bangalore 14 Nov 2015 Test # 2188
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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Dec 5, 2015

Running away with it: Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane stabilised the innings, India v South Africa, 4th Test, Delhi, 3rd day, December 5, 2015

Running away with it: Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane stabilised the innings

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Dec 5, 2015

Imran Tahir is lifted by AB de Villiers after the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara, India v South Africa, 4th Test, Delhi, 3rd day, December 5, 2015

Imran Tahir is lifted by AB de Villiers after the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara

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Dec 3, 2015

Imran Tahir thinks he has a wicket, India v South Africa, 4th Test, 1st day, Delhi, December 3, 2015

Imran Tahir thinks he has a wicket

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Tour Results
New Zealand v England at Napier - Mar 22-26, 2008
England won by 121 runs
New Zealand v England at Wellington - Mar 13-17, 2008
England won by 126 runs
New Zealand v England at Hamilton - Mar 5-9, 2008
New Zealand won by 189 runs
Major Association XI v England XI at Dunedin - Feb 28-Mar 1, 2008
Match drawn
NZ Invit. XI v England XI at Dunedin - Feb 25-26, 2008
Match drawn
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