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Imran Tahir      

Full name Mohammad Imran Tahir

Born March 27, 1979, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 38 years 64 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, Rising Pune Supergiants, 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 75 24 12 117 29 9.75 154 75.97 0 0 16 1 14 0
T20Is 31 3 2 18 9* 18.00 17 105.88 0 0 1 1 5 0
First-class 190 240 61 2576 77* 14.39 0 4 80 0
List A 193 60 21 429 41* 11.00 0 0 40 0
Twenty20 160 29 14 131 17* 8.73 116 112.93 0 0 13 4 37 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 75 73 3946 3072 127 7/45 7/45 24.18 4.67 31.0 5 2 0
T20Is 31 31 695 740 54 5/24 5/24 13.70 6.38 12.8 2 1 0
First-class 190 37552 20475 771 8/42 26.55 3.27 48.7 51 11
List A 193 9045 6987 297 7/45 7/45 23.52 4.63 30.4 12 5 0
Twenty20 160 153 3413 3997 191 5/24 5/24 20.92 7.02 17.8 3 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 England v South Africa at Leeds, May 24, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 2, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Feb 17, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1996/97
Last First-class Cape Cobras v Dolphins at Paarl, Nov 3-6, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A England v South Africa at Leeds, May 24, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lahore Lions v Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sunrisers Hyderabad v Rising Pune Supergiant at Hyderabad (Deccan), May 6, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/68, 0* South Africa v England Leeds 24 May 2017 ODI # 3872
2/44 Sth Africans v Northants Northampton 21 May 2017 LA
1/24 Supergiant v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 6 May 2017 T20
1/36 Supergiant v KKR Kolkata 3 May 2017 T20
3/27 Supergiant v Guj Lions Pune 1 May 2017 T20
3/18 Supergiant v RCB Pune 29 Apr 2017 T20
0/48 Supergiant v KKR Pune 26 Apr 2017 T20
1/32 Supergiant v Mum Indians Mumbai 24 Apr 2017 T20
1/23 Supergiant v Sunrisers Pune 22 Apr 2017 T20
1/27 Supergiant v RCB Bengaluru 16 Apr 2017 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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May 21, 2017

Imran Tahir was upset with something as he walks away, Northamptonshire v South Africans, Northampton, May 21, 2017

Imran Tahir was upset with something as he walks away

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May 6, 2017

Imran Tahir's appeal was turned down by the umpire, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017, Hyderabad, May 6, 2017

Imran Tahir's appeal was turned down by the umpire

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May 3, 2017

Imran Tahir brings out a new celebration, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017, Kolkata, May 3, 2017

Imran Tahir brings out a new celebration

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Tour Results
West Indies v Australia at Roseau - Apr 23-27, 2012
Australia won by 75 runs
West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain - Apr 15-19, 2012
Match drawn
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Apr 7-11, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets
WICB Pres XI v Australians at Cave Hill - Apr 2-4, 2012
Australians won by 8 wickets
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Mar 30, 2012
West Indies won by 14 runs
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