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Imran Tahir: the ODI wicket-taking force

Jun 17, 2016: A look at the legspinner's limited-overs impact for South Africa, and the lack of huge totals in the West Indies

S Rajesh

West Indies v South Africa, ODI tri-series, St Kitts

'Had freedom to bowl whatever I wanted' - Tahir

Jun 16, 2016: Imran Tahir, who took a match-winning 7 for 45, said he was able to focus solely on attacking in light of South Africa piling up 343 for 4 against West Indies in St Kitts

Firdose Moonda

West Indies v South Africa, ODI tri-series, St Kitts

Tahir, Amla lead South Africa to another bonus-point win

Jun 15, 2016: Hashim Amla's 23rd ODI hundred and Imran Tahir's 7 for 45 led South Africa to a bonus-point win against West Indies at Basseterre

The Report by Firdose Moonda

County news

Notts secure Russell and Tahir

Jun 3, 2016: Nottinghamshire have made a significant double signing by bringing Andre Russell and Imran Tahir to the club

ESPNcricinfo staff

'More than the hours I trained, I improved the quality of my practice and analysis'

Jun 2, 2016: Legspinner M Ashwin talks about his journey to the IPL and learning from his offspin namesake

Arun Venugopal

South Africa news

Phangiso hopes to be the main man at last

May 25, 2016: Aaron Phangiso's opportunity for a regular run in the South African ODI side may finally come during their triangular series in the Caribbean

Firdose Moonda

Afghanistan v South Africa, World T20, Group 1, Mumbai

Powerplay pace remains concern for South Africa

Mar 20, 2016: For a brief moment, while Mohammad Shahzad was cutting loose, Faf du Plessis admitted he was a touch worried as his new-ball bowlers again went the distance

Arun Venugopal in Mumbai

South Africa v Australia, 1st T20, Durban

Miller's maiden T20I fifty takes SA to victory

Mar 4, 2016: David Miller struck his first international fifty since February last year and his career-best T20I score to guide South Africa to the highest successful chase at Kingsmead

Firdose Moonda

Australia in South Africa 2015-16

Australia wary of Tahir spin threat

Mar 1, 2016: South Africa welcome Australia for three T20s looking to continue their run of good form ahead of the World T20

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v England, 1st T20I, Cape Town

Tahir showed great control with the ball - du Plessis

Feb 20, 2016: South Africa's T20 captain Faf du Plessis praised Imran Tahir's control and variations after his side's three-wicket victory over England, in which the bowler took 4 for 21

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v England, 1st T20, Cape Town

Hales' missing shirt, Tahir's near miss

Feb 19, 2016: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the first T20 between South Africa and England

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa v England, 1st T20, Cape Town

Morris clinches last-ball win as Topley fumbles

Feb 19, 2016: Chris Morris scored 14 runs off the final over and two off the last ball, as Reece Topley failed to gather a return at the stumps and complete a run out that would have forced a Super Over, to give South Africa a nail-biting victory at Newlands

The Report by Firdose Moonda

England in South Africa 2015-16

South Africa rescue a troubled season

Feb 15, 2016: In the bigger picture, a bilateral one-day series success may not have great long-term consequences but South Africa's comeback to win "three finals" against England was a significant milestone

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v England, 4th ODI, Johannesburg

Morris stars as South Africa snatch thrilling one-wicket win

Feb 12, 2016:

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Nagpur, 2nd day

'We're not going to criticise the pitch right now' - Domingo

Nov 26, 2015: The South Africa coach covered all bases when trying to explain his team's struggles but says they will keep trying to attack in a bid for a series-levelling win

Firdose Moonda in Nagpur

South Africa in India 2015-16

The trick to unlocking Tahir

Nov 8, 2015: Imran Tahir has a wide repertoire of variations but has to blend that with consistency. To do so, he might also require delicate management

Firdose Moonda

India v SA, 1st Test, Mohali, 2nd day

South Africa's road warriors hit speed bump

Nov 6, 2015: In the last nine years, South Africa have been able to find a way when all roads seemed closed. But on the second day in Mohali, they hit a speed bump that has grown into something far more sizable

Firdose Moonda in Mohali

Numbers Don't Lie

Imran Tahir's phenomenal success in limited-overs cricket

Oct 19, 2015: The South African legspinner has challenged batsmen across the world in T20s and ODIs, but not in Tests

S Rajesh and Gaurav Kalra

South Africa in India 2015-16

South Africa ponder spin puzzle before India tour selection

Sep 9, 2015: As they sit down to pick the squad for the 72-day tour to India, South Africa's selectors will have to piece together a spin attack that can match the hosts on conducive tracks

Firdose Moonda

NZ in Zimbabwe and SA 2015

Tahir still yearning for Test spot

Aug 21, 2015: Imran Tahir, 36, has said that he is aiming to win back his Test spot back after slipping off the radar in the longest format for South Africa

Firdose Moonda
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