Imran Tahir      

Full name Mohammad Imran Tahir

Born March 27, 1979, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 38 years 183 days

Major teams South Africa, Delhi Daredevils, Derbyshire, 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, 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 78 25 12 118 29 9.07 161 73.29 0 0 16 1 16 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 36 3 2 18 9* 18.00 17 105.88 0 0 1 1 7 0
First-class 193 245 62 2617 77* 14.30 0 4 81 0
List A 196 61 21 430 41* 10.75 0 0 42 0
T20s Insights on t20 179 32 16 162 23 10.12 136 119.11 0 0 14 6 40 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 78 76 4057 3152 132 7/45 7/45 23.87 4.66 30.7 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 193 38102 20761 779 8/42 26.65 3.26 48.9 52 11
List A 196 9156 7067 302 7/45 7/45 23.40 4.63 30.3 13 5 0
T20s Insights on t20 179 172 3851 4577 211 5/24 5/24 21.69 7.13 18.2 4 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 India v South Africa at The Oval, Jun 11, 2017 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 Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby, Sep 5-8, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A India v South Africa at The Oval, Jun 11, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Lahore Lions v Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Pakistan v World-XI at Lahore, Sep 15, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/26 World-XI v Pakistan Lahore 15 Sep 2017 T20I # 621
1/29 World-XI v Pakistan Lahore 13 Sep 2017 T20I # 620
1/34 World-XI v Pakistan Lahore 12 Sep 2017 T20I # 619
4 Derbyshire v Glamorgan Derby 5 Sep 2017 FC
1/87, 18*, 10 Derbyshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 28 Aug 2017 FC
0/42, 23 Derbyshire v Hampshire Derby 22 Aug 2017 T20
4/17 Derbyshire v Worcs Derby 18 Aug 2017 T20
1/13 Derbyshire v Leics Leicester 17 Aug 2017 T20
0/31 Derbyshire v Durham Derby 15 Aug 2017 T20
1/28 Derbyshire v Notts Derby 4 Aug 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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Aug 24, 2017

The World XI squad that will tour Pakistan next month

The World XI squad that will tour Pakistan next month

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Jul 4, 2017

Imran Tahir appeals for a wicket, Derbyshire v Durham, County Championship, Division Two, Chesterfield, 2nd day, July 4, 2017

Imran Tahir appeals for a wicket

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Jun 11, 2017

Imran Tahir roars an appeal, India v South Africa, Champions Trophy 2017, Group B, The Oval, London, June 11, 2017

Imran Tahir roars an appeal

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