Imran Tahir      

Full name Mohammad Imran Tahir

Born March 27, 1979, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 39 years 175 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 85 28 12 128 29 8.00 182 70.32 0 0 18 1 17 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 36 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 210 68 22 445 41* 9.67 0 0 47 0
T20s Insights on t20 223 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 85 83 4419 3449 139 7/45 7/45 24.81 4.68 31.7 6 2 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 36 36 797 904 57 5/24 5/24 15.85 6.80 13.9 2 1 0
First-class 194 38291 20882 784 8/42 26.63 3.27 48.8 53 11
List A 210 9922 7659 322 7/45 7/45 23.78 4.63 30.8 13 6 0
T20s Insights on t20 223 212 4761 5626 267 5/24 5/24 21.07 7.09 17.8 7 1 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 India at Centurion, Feb 16, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 2, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v World-XI at Lahore, Sep 15, 2017 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 India at Centurion, Feb 16, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Lahore Lions v Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Guyana Amazon Warriors v Trinbago Knight Riders at Tarouba, Sep 16, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
4/22 Amazon v Patriots Basseterre 28 Aug 2018 T20
1/18 Amazon v Stars Gros Islet 24 Aug 2018 T20
2/26 Amazon v Tallawahs Lauderhill 18 Aug 2018 T20
1/24 Amazon v Tridents Providence 12 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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Sep 8, 2018

Imran Tahir sets off on a celebratory run, Guyana Amazon Warriors v Jamaica Tallawahs, CPL 2018, Providence Stadium, September 8, 2018

Imran Tahir sets off on a celebratory run

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Sep 8, 2018

Imran Tahir appeals for a wicket, Guyana Amazon Warriors v Jamaica Tallawahs, CPL 2018, Providence Stadium, September 8, 2018

Imran Tahir appeals for a wicket

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Aug 28, 2018

Imran Tahir celebrates a wicket, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots v Guyana Amazon Warriors, CPL 2018, Basseterre, August 28, 2018

Imran Tahir celebrates a wicket

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