Imran Tahir Profile

Imran Tahir
Full Name: Mohammad Imran Tahir ( WicketKeeper,WicketKeeper )
Birth date: March 27, 1979
Age: 42
Hometown: Lahore
City: Lahore
Birth Country: Pakistan
Batting Style: Right Hand
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly
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Imran Tahir or Mohammad Imran Tahir is a cricketer of South African national team with a Pakistani origin. He is a right-arm leg break bowler and right-hand batsman. He began his cricketing career with the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team. But, he could not qualify for the national team. He married Sumayya Dildar of South Africa and moved there. He got eligible for playing in the South African team after staying there for 4 years. He has played in many domestic cricket tournaments and been associated with it from a very long time. He played for a short duration in many county teams like Yorkshire, Staffordshire and Middlesex. In domestic cricket, he has played for teams like Lions and Delhi Dare Devils.

Career Highlights
In 2011, Tahir was selected for the ODI series against India, but he didn’t get a chance to play. He qualified in the national team for the ICC World Cup 2013. He has made South Africa proud with his amazing bowling and has been an inspiration for the leg aspiring spinners of the nation.

  • He made the Test debut in November 9, 2011 against Australia.
  • In February 24, 2011, he wore the ODI cap for his national team for the first time at the South Africa versus West Indies match in New Delhi. He bagged 4 wickets in the match.
  • He made his T20 International debut in 2013 against Sri Lanka at Colombo.

Career Achievements

  • Imran Tahir of the Hampshire team that won the 2009 Friends Provident Trophy against Sussex in the final.
  • His bowling figures in that final match were 2/50 in 10 overs.
  • He wore his 100th cap in First Class cricket in the SuperSport Series I 2009.
  • He was the T20 Cricketer of the Year of South Africa in 2013.
  • He is one of the most successful leg spinners of South Africa.


Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
- 2/16 Royal Challengers Bangalore25 Apr,2021 DT20
14 2/29 Quetta Gladiators03 Mar,2021 DT20
- 1/20 Maratha Arabians04 Feb,2021 DT20
- 2/30 Delhi Bulls01 Feb,2021 DT20
9 0/26 Qalandars31 Jan,2021 DT20
- 0/22 Team Abu Dhabi29 Jan,2021 DT20
- 0/16 Pune Devils28 Jan,2021 DT20
1 0/30 Lahore Qalandars15 Nov,2020 DT20
- 1/22 Karachi Kings14 Nov,2020 DT20
- 1/24 Punjab Kings01 Nov,2020 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 20130299.2900
ODI 86122237.6300
IT20 3519919.0000

Bowling Statistics

TEST 20654.122945740.25
ODI 84732.2339113525.12
IT20 35130.58596114.08

Recent Awards

Last Series Played

IPL 2021 Schedule Fixtures - Indian Premier League T20
PSL 2021 Schedule - Pakistan Super League T20
T10 League 2021 Schedule
IPL 2020 Schedule Fixtures - Dream11 Indian Premier League T20
CPL 2020 - Caribbean Premier League T20
Team Squad
Heinrich Klaasen Janneman Malan
Wihan Lubbe Rassie van der Dussen
Bjorn Fortuin Lizaad Williams
Migael Pretorius Andile Phehlukwayo
George Linde Dwaine Pretorius

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