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Imran Tahir (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, family, Wife & More

Imran Tahir is a south African cricketer. He was born on Pakistan. He is a right-hand batsman and medium peach bowler. Tahir plays many T20s likes Chennai super king in Indian premier league, Multan sultans in Pakistan super league, Guyana Amazon Warrior in the Caribbean premier league and surrey in the vitality T20 Blast.

Imran Tahir Wiki, Age, Biography

Imran Tahir age 41 in 2020

Imran Tahir’s full name is Mohammad Imran Tahir. He was born on 27 March 1979, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. His age is 41 years old in 2020. His role in cricket is Blower(Right-arm leg Spinner). On 15 June 2016 in the ODI match, Imran becomes the first south African bowler to take seven wickets. Aries his zodiac sign and south African his nationality.

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Physical Appearance

Height(approx)– 5’10”

Weight(approx)– 67 Kg

Hair color– Black

Eye color– Black

Body Measurements– Chest 38″ Waist 32″ and Biceps 12″

South African best Spinner

Family, Cast, Wife & Children

Imran’s father’s name is Ramzan Tahir and his mother’s name is Atiya Tahir. He has two brothers. Tahir is a married man. His wife’s name is Sumayya Dildar, he has one son name is Gibran. He follows the Islam religion.

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Imran Tahir With his wife

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In his childhood, he starts playing cricket. Being an elder sibling he starts working on a shopping mall as a retail salesman and supports his family. His family fortune change when he was selected during the trial for representing the Pakistan u-19 cricket team.

In England, he started playing county cricket but he did not stay there long. He moves to south Africa where he plays domestic cricket for five years.

He started his cricket career from Pakistan. At the age of 26, he was married to south African woman Sumayya Dildar and become the resident of south Africa.

In south Africa, he plays many trophy like friends provident trophy against Sussex. On 28 August 2009, he made his career-high score 77 not out in a county championship against Somerset.

In 2018 IPL auction Tahir was selected by the Chennai super king. He is also selected fro Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in October 2018.

Imran Tahir Records

In the ICC world cup for south Africa, he is a spinner with the most Wickets, around 39 wickets.

Tahir is one of the first south African players to take Seven wickets in ODI.

He is a first spinner take 100 wickets in ODI for south Africa.

On 4 March 2017, he is the most economical spinner from south Africa 10-0-14-2 against New Zealand.

Imran becomes a quickest and feat south African bowler because he reaches 100 ODI wickets in 58 matches.

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His Records in T20 international

In 2013 he is a T20 cricketer of the year for south Africa.

Imran Tahir is the highest wicket-taker for a spinner in south Africa, a total of 61 wickets.

In Twenty20 international cricketer for south Africa, he has the best bowling figure for any Spinner.

Imraan Tahir Career Matches

Test Debut– South Africa VS Australia at Cape Town, Nov 9-11,2011.

Last Test– India vs Africa at Delhi 3-7, 2015

ODI Debut– South Africa vs West Indies at Delhi Feb 24, 2011

Last ODI– Australia vs South Africa at Manchester July 6, 2019

T20 debuts– Srilanka vs south Africa at Colombo, Aug 2, 2013

Last T201– South Africa vs Sri Lanka at cape town, Mar 19, 2019

T20s debut- Lahore Lione vs Karachi Dolphins at Karachi, Feb 24, 2006

Last T20s– Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Tshwane Spartans at post-Elizabeth, Dec 13, 2019.

Facts about Imran Tahir

Imran’s favorite cricketer is Jacques Kallis.

His favorite destination is Mumbai, Cornwall, cape town.

His jersey no is #99 for Australia and #999 for Rising Pune supergiants.

In 2014 he was picked by Delhi Daredevils replacement of Nathan colter Nile.

He could not play for Pakistan’s national level because of so many numbers of spin bowlers waiting to play for Pakistan.

In 2017 IPL auction no team selected him but he got a chance to play for Rising Pune supergiants in place of injured Mitchell march.

Tahir meets his wife during the 1998 under-19 world cup.

In 2008-2009 he was the third-highest wicket-taker in the first-class competition.

In 2019 he set a new record to represent his eight-county club to join the surrey.

Normally Imran Tahir popular for his running celebration after every wicket he takes.

Tahir becomes the oldest cricketer for south Africa to play world cup match at the age of 40 years and 64 days in 2019.

He retired along with teammate JP Duminy after group stage match against Australia.

In 2019-2020 IPL he was selected by the Chennai Super Kings.


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