South African cricket team leg spinner Imran Tahir will be the oldest player to take part in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Imran Tahir, who won the Purple Cap with 26 wickets in IPL season 12, will be South Africa’s biggest weapon in the World Cup. 40-year-old Imran Tahir is the world’s fourth-highest bowler in the current ICC ODI rankings.
Born on March 27, 1979, Imran Tahir is a right-handed leg break bowler and he is one of the best wrist spinners in the world. Imran Tahir will say goodbye to cricket after the 2019 World Cup. Imran Tahir was born in Lahore, Pakistan He is an African cricketer of Pakistani origin.
Imran Tahir Profile before ICC World Cup 2019
|Playing Role||Leg break bowler|
|Bowling||Leg break with right hand|
Performance at Overall ODI
Imran Tahir has so far won 162 wickets for South Africa in 98 ODIs. It includes five wickets in the innings three times. His best bowling performance in ODIs is 7 for 45 runs. Tahir has scored 146 runs in 98 ODIs. During this period, his best score was 29 runs.
Imran Tahir has played two World Cups earlier this year. 2011 and 2015 Cricket World Cup will be the third World Cup of Tahir. For the South African cricket team, this leg-spinner can play a very important role in the World Cup 2019.
Starting the Cricketing Tour
Imran Tahir started his International Cricket career with the World Cup match played against the West Indies on February 24, 2011. In this match, he scored 4 41 runs in 10 overs and 4 wickets shocked. He plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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