Immy as he is popularly known moved to South Africa from Pakistan to marry the love of his life. But the journey also gave his career a different shape as he started playing for the Proteas from the 2011 World Cup. When called into the Test side Tahir couldn't do much on the pace-friendly wickets of the country and was once dropped after bagging the most expensive bowling figures in Test history without getting a wicket. However, his success in the shorter formats coincided with South Africa's rise post the 2015 WC and has made Tahir a star not just in the country but all around the world. He has played for over 20 cricket teams in a number of leagues around the world and his wicket celebrations are a treat to watch.read more
Chennai Super Kings will resume their IPL 2021 campaign against defending champions Mumbai Indians on September 19.
Tahir was one of the three big omissions alongside Faf du Plessis and Chris Morris from South Africa's squad for the T20 World Cup to be held in Oman and the UAE from October 17 to November 14
The South African spinner says his Chennai Super Kings captain is best in the world as he has in-depth knowledge of the game.
Tahir's pullout is yet another instance of an international player withdrawing from the BBL this season as it comes in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
Tahir brings more than 300 T20 matches of experience to the Renegades and will be available for matches after Christmas, the club stated on its website.
Imran Tahir took time after the side's game against RR to mentor the young Riyan Parag.
Stephen Fleming says CSK spin bowling has been ineffective and that’s why they brought in overseas spinner Imran Tahir for the game but CSK batting came a cropper in 10-wicket loss to Mumbai Indians.
Contrary to expectations, CSK are languishing at the bottom place of the points table with just three wins in 10 games so far.
Danish Kaneria claims that leg-spinners will dominate the upcoming season of Indian Premier League, which is scheduled to start from September 19 in UAE.
Tahir moved to South Africa and ended up playing for its national team while also representing various franchises in T20 league the world over.
Talking to Chennai Super Kings in a live YouTube chat, Imran was shown a photo of Dhoni playing with Gibran. It was following a league-stage match against Kings XI Punjab.
Tahir also said every time he turned up for Chennai Super Kings it gave him goosebumps and the family atmosphere in the IPL team is something which he has never got anywhere else.
During the third over of England's run-chase of 178, Steyn got the wicket of Jos Buttler and in the process surpassed former leg-spinner Imran Tahir's tally of 61.
Tahir will look to finish on a high and help his side to just a third win in the competition in the match against Australia, the leg spinner feels goodbye to be the saddest word.
Man-of-the-match Imran Tahir (4/29) and Chris Morris (3/13) wreaked havoc to bundle out Afghanistan for a meagre 125 and then win by 9 wickets.
In South Africa's opener against England, the 40-year-old leg-spinner responded in emphatic style, removing Jonny Bairstow with only the second delivery of the match.
Imran Tahir has created World Cup history, and Bairstow became the only second player after former Indian coach John Wright to make a unique record.
With dry surfaces on offer, spinners will have an important role to play in the World Cup in England and Wales this summer.
Imran Tahir finished IPL 2019 with 26 wickets from 17 games while Kagiso Rabada had 25 to his name from 12 games for Delhi Capitals.
MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings reached yet another IPL final, and will take on arch-rivals Mumbai Indians in a riveting showdown for the trophy.