Imran Tahir      

Full name Mohammad Imran Tahir

Born March 27, 1979, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 39 years 205 days

Major teams South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Derbyshire, Dolphins, Durham, Durham 2nd XI, Easterns, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Hampshire, Hampshire 2nd XI, Lahore City, Lahore Lions, Lahore Ravi, Lahore Whites, Lions, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI, Multan Sultans, Nottinghamshire, Pakistan A, Pakistan International Airlines, Pakistan Under-19s, Redco Pakistan Ltd, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sialkot, South Africa A, Staffordshire, Sui Gas Corporation of Pakistan, Sussex 2nd XI, Titans, Warriors, Warwickshire, Warwickshire 2nd XI, Water and Power Development Authority, World-XI, 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 Insights on test 20 23 9 130 29* 9.28 235 55.31 0 0 18 1 8 0
ODIs Insights on odi 88 29 12 129 29 7.58 186 69.35 0 0 18 1 17 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 37 3 2 18 9* 18.00 17 105.88 0 0 1 1 7 0
First-class 194 246 62 2617 77* 14.22 0 4 82 0
List A 213 69 22 446 41* 9.48 0 0 47 0
T20s Insights on t20 224 40 21 186 23 9.78 169 110.05 0 0 15 7 51 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 20 37 3925 2294 57 5/32 8/130 40.24 3.50 68.8 1 2 0
ODIs Insights on odi 88 86 4545 3540 149 7/45 7/45 23.75 4.67 30.5 6 3 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 37 37 821 927 62 5/23 5/23 14.95 6.77 13.2 2 2 0
First-class 194 38291 20882 784 8/42 26.63 3.27 48.8 53 11
List A 213 10048 7750 332 7/45 7/45 23.34 4.62 30.2 13 7 0
T20s Insights on t20 224 213 4785 5649 272 5/23 5/23 20.76 7.08 17.5 7 2 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 Zimbabwe at Paarl, Oct 6, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 2, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Zimbabwe at East London, Oct 9, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1996/97
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Derbyshire at Bristol, Sep 25-28, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A South Africa v Zimbabwe at Paarl, Oct 6, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Lahore Lions v Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s South Africa v Zimbabwe at East London, Oct 9, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5/23 South Africa v Zimbabwe East London 9 Oct 2018 T20I # 698
2/44 South Africa v Zimbabwe Paarl 6 Oct 2018 ODI # 4051 Insights on
1, 6/24 South Africa v Zimbabwe Bloemfontein 3 Oct 2018 ODI # 4050 Insights on
2/23 South Africa v Zimbabwe Kimberley 30 Sep 2018 ODI # 4049 Insights on
8*, 0/17 Amazon v T&T Riders Tarouba 16 Sep 2018 T20
1/22 Amazon v T&T Riders Providence 11 Sep 2018 T20
0/22 Amazon v T&T Riders Providence 9 Sep 2018 T20
2/30 Amazon v Tallawahs Providence 8 Sep 2018 T20
0/27, 0 Amazon v T&T Riders Port of Spain 5 Sep 2018 T20
2/21 Amazon v Tridents Bridgetown 31 Aug 2018 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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Oct 3, 2018

Imran Tahir celebrates after a six-wicket haul, South Africa v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Bloemfontein, October 3, 2018

Imran Tahir celebrates after a six-wicket haul

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Oct 3, 2018

Imran Tahir is overjoyed after becoming the fourth South African to take an ODI hat-trick, South Africa v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Bloemfontein, October 3, 2018

Imran Tahir is overjoyed after becoming the fourth South African to take an ODI hat-trick

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Sep 30, 2018

Imran Tahir celebrates a wicket, South Africa v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Diamond Oval, September 30, 2018

Imran Tahir celebrates a wicket

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