Imran Tahir Cricket Career and Retire Announcement from ODI


Imran Tahir one of the greatest leg-spin bowler of South Africa who has started dreaming of winning the world cup in 2019. He will retire from the one-day international cricket after the world cup 2019 takes place. He is one of the best spin bowlers of the world right now playing with pure dignity and pure class. He has said that he will continue playing t-20 and will available to play in 2020 t20 cricket world cup. He has decided to retire after the 1st match against Srilanka where he too 3/26.


Usually, the decision Imran Tahir takes after the mutual understanding with the cricket board of South Africa. He has not found him in 2019-20 season so he decided to stop after the world cup. CSA released a statement of Imran Tahir where he has said that “ I have always wanted to play in the World Cup” and also added “It Would be a great achievement for me to play for this great team. I have a mutual understanding with the board of cricket southafrica and going forward I decided that I will finish at the world cup, that is why I am contracted until them”

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So it was from the desk that Imran Tahir will stop playing one-day international matches and will continue t-20 internationals.

Imran Tahir Cricket Career

Imran Tahir was born in 1979, 27th march in Lahore, Pakistan. He was born in Pakistan later his family changed the living place to southafrica that’s why he was a South African player and citizen too.

International cricket

Imran Tahir has played 20 tests matched with 37 innings. Imran Tahir has taken 57 wickets in test matches. His best bowling figure in test matches are 5/32 and Imran Tahir has taken 5 wicket haul almost 2 times.

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Imran Tahir Have played 96 one day international matches where he has taken 158 wickets. His best bowling figure in ODI is 7/45.

Imran Tahir has played 37 t-20 matches and taken 62 wickets. His best figure int-20 is 5/23.

Imran Tahir started his one-day international career in 2011 February 24 vs west indies. His first test was against the Australian cricket team in 2011 too. Imran their played his first t-20 international against Sri Lanka in 2013.

Usually, Imran Tahir is one of the best bowlers who has played such great matches and helped South Africa cricket teams to win their lots of matches.


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