Imran Tahir is disappointed not to get a chance to play for Pakistan
Imran Tahir has been a regular in the South African cricket team for the past decade. The Lahore-born leg-spinner Imran Tahir said that he is disappointed not to get a chance to play for Pakistan.
“I used to play cricket in Lahore which helped me get to where I am today,” said Geo Super Imran Tahir. I have played cricket most of my life in Pakistan but never got a chance here. For which I am disappointed. ‘
Before leaving Pakistan, Imran Tahir played for the Pakistan U-19 team, Pakistan ‘A’ team. He can settle in South Africa and enrich his cricket career. For which he credits his wife. ‘The decision to leave Pakistan was difficult, but the mercy of God was on me. My wife will be credited for playing for South Africa. ‘
Imran Tahir has played 20 Tests, 106 ODIs and 36 T20Is for South Africa since making his international debut in 2011. The 41-year-old leg-spinner has taken 56, 163, and 63 wickets respectively. He said goodbye to ODI cricket after the 2019 World Cup.
Imran Tahir has played 1 Test against Pakistan. He took 5 wickets in the first innings and 3 wickets in the second innings in that match in Dubai in October 2013. Tahir has taken 17 wickets in 13 ODIs against Pakistan. He took 4 wickets in 3 Twenty20 matches.