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Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir

South African
Player Info
Date of Birth 27 March 1979
Place of Birth Lahore, Pakistan
Career February 2011 - Active
Role Bowler

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 107 36 16 157 29 7.85 225 69.77 0 0 21 1 21 0

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 107 104 5,541 4,297 173 7/45 24.83 4.65 32.02 7 3



1. Born in Lahore, he played for Pakistan Under-19 and Pakistan A before shifting to South Africa after a county stint in England

2. Was part of the ICC World ODI XIs in 2015 and 2016, and is currently the No. 1 ranked ODI and T20I bowler in the world

3. Playing in his first ICC CT

4. ODI debut against West Indies at Delhi in 2011

5. Debuting for his adopted country in ICC CWC 2011, he took 4-41 on his debut and ended the competition as South Africa’s leading wicket-taker

6. A regular wicket-taker in ODI cricket, he took 5-45 against the West Indies at Sydney in ICC CWC 2015 which helped propel him to top spot in the ODI bowling rankings

7. He has been even more effecting in T20I cricket, with 11 wickets in ICC WT20 2014 and six wickets two years later