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Is Imran Tahir the fastest to 150 wickets in ODIs?

Nov 6, 2018: Also: who took the most number of matches to score a century in ODIs?

Steven Lynch

Mzansi Super League 2018

De Villiers, Rabada, du Plessis among marquee players for Mzansi Super League

Oct 15, 2018: Chris Gayle, Eoin Morgan, Rashid Khan, Jason Roy are part of the international draft that will take place on October 17

Liam Brickhill

Zimbabwe in South Africa 2018

SA's focus shifts to Shamsi as Tahir gets rested for remaining T20Is

Oct 10, 2018: Shamsi is yet to take a wicket in two outings against Zimbabwe, while Tahir took 10 wickets - including a hat-trick - in the ODI series and collected a career-best 5 for 23 in the first T20I

Liam Brickhill

South Africa v Zimbabwe, 1st T20I, East London

Tahir five-for and van der Dussen's debut fifty keep Zimbabwe winless

Oct 9, 2018: SA were given a tiny scare when Moor and Mavuta gave Zimbabwe a late impetus, but a clinical bowling at the death skittled the visitors for 126

The Report by Liam Brickhill

South Africa v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Bloemfontein

South Africa's record-winning streak, Tahir's hat-trick, and Steyn's maiden fifty

Oct 3, 2018: Stats highlights from the second ODI between South Africa and Zimbabwe

Shiva Jayaraman

South Africa v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Bloemfontein

Steyn's all-round show, Tahir hat-trick flatten Zimbabwe

Oct 3, 2018: On his return to ODI cricket, Steyn top-scored with 60 then took two wickets, before Tahir cleaned up with 6 for 24 to seal the series for South Africa

The Report by Liam Brickhill in Bloemfontein

Zimbabwe v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Bloemfontein

Back from break, Tahir 'trying to go as long as I can'

Oct 2, 2018: He will turn 40 two months before South Africa pack their bags for the 2019 World Cup. Any thoughts of retirement, however, are far from his mind

Liam Brickhill

'I don't want cricket to be a nine-to-five job'

Sep 9, 2018: Tabraiz Shamsi talks about playing the game for fun, the tour of Sri Lanka, and bowling wristspin in the limited-overs game

Interview by Deivarayan Muthu

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots v Guyana Amazon Warriors, CPL 2018, Basseterre

Tanvir cameo helps Amazon Warriors move to second spot

Aug 28, 2018: While Tanvir's 20-ball 37* secured victory for the visitors, it was Imran Tahir's four-wicket haul in the first innings that restricted Patriots to 168 for 7

The Report by Peter Della Penna

Twenty20 Vision

Winners and losers - the story of the Blast group stages

Aug 20, 2018: Ahead of the Vitality Blast quarter-finals later this week, we take a look at some of the influential figures so far

Matt Roller and David Hopps

Twenty20 Vision

Tom Curran's "peasants" slur enrages Somerset fans

Aug 13, 2018: Our latest snippets from the Vitality Blast also include Tom Curran's outburst against Somerset fans, Colin Ingram's weird training technique and Northants' unwanted record

Matt Roller and David Hopps

Twenty20 Vision

Imran Tahir's bout of motorway madness

Aug 7, 2018: Our snippets from the Vitality Blast include England's white-ball fixation, Gareth Batty's latest sledge and the Jofra Archer hype train

Matt Roller

Durham v Northants, Vitality Blast, Chester-le-Street

Imran Tahir leads march towards knock-outs as Durham win fifth in a row

Aug 2, 2018: Durham Jets took a step towards the quarter-finals of the Vitality Blast by notching their fifth win in a row in the competition

ECB Reporters Network

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka

Maharaj's turn to grab the spotlight

Jul 9, 2018: In what will be the spinner's first time bowling in the subcontinent, he will have to learn from mistakes made by those who came before while backing his own strenghts

Firdose Moonda

Leicestershire v Durham, Vitality Blast, North Group, Grace Road

Imran Tahir claims England T20 best to scupper Foxes

Jul 6, 2018: Imran Tahir, playing for his seventh county at the age of 39, took four wickets in a T20 match in England for the first time

ECB Reporters Network

Vitality T20 Blast

English T20 finally gets legspin fever

Jul 3, 2018: As many as 16 of the 18 counties are expected to turn to a legspin option when the Vitality T20 Blast begins this week

Matt Roller

County news

Durham pull off Imran Tahir coup for T20 Blast

Jun 30, 2018: The legspinner became available after he was left out of South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018

South Africa rest Imran Tahir from ODI squad for Sri Lanka

Jun 18, 2018: Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj are the two main spinners in the squad, which also features the uncapped Reeza Hendricks and Junior Dala

Firdose Moonda

Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators, PSL 2018, Sharjah

Tahir hat-trick helps Multan breeze to victory

Mar 3, 2018: Sohail Tanvir did his fair share of the damage too, as Multan Sultans skittled Quetta Gladiators for 102 and then chased down the target with ease

The Report by Danyal Rasool

Islamabad United v Multan Sultans, PSL 2018, Dubai

Talat's cameo carries Islamabad home in low-scorer

Feb 25, 2018: Islamabad's seamers did most of the damage under cloudy skies, limiting the Multan Sultans to 113, setting up their first win of the tournament

The Report by Nikhil Kalro
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