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Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir

South African
Player Info
Date of Birth27 March 1979
Place of BirthLahore, Pakistan
CareerFebruary 2011 - Active
RoleBowler

Batting & Fielding Statistics

MatInnsNoRunsHSAvgBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Career913013140298.2319771.0600201170

Bowling Statistics

MatInnsBallsRunsWKTSBBMAvgEconSR4W5W
Career91894,7013,6751517/4524.334.6931.1363

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Profile

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