Imran tahir

Imran Tahir

Wrist spin is considered to be the toughest skill to master in cricket. It’s also the most attacking option to pick up wickets as a wrist spinner can extract more out of the pitch. Imran Tahir is someone who has mastered that art over couple of decades across the globe.

T20 career

Imran Tahir Mts Inns Overs Wkts Best 3+ Wkts Avg Econ S/R
T20 Career 118 113 419 137 4/21 16 20.9 6.9 18.4

 

Tahir made his T20 debut in 2006 for Lahore Lions. His performance in T20 leagues across franchises gave him the recognition and made him a permanent member in the shorter formats for South Africa.

IPL career

Imran Tahir Mts Inns Overs Wkts Best 3+ Wkts Avg Econ S/R
IPL 7 10 10 35.3 15 4/28 3 20.9 8.9 14.2
IPL 8 6 6 20.5 9 3/22 2 19.0 8.2 13.9
IPL Career 16 16 56.2 24 4/28 5 20.2 8.6 14.1

 

Tahir has been part of Delhi daredevils from IPL 7. He is by far the top wicket taker for them over the last couple of seasons.

Top wicket takers for DD – IPL 7 & 8

Bowler Mts Inns Overs Wkts Best 3+ Wkts Avg Econ S/R
Imran Tahir 16 16 56.2 24 4/28 5 20.2 8.6 14.1
Nathan Coulter-Nile 13 12 46.3 17 4/20 2 20.5 7.5 16.4
Jean-Paul Duminy 28 20 50 11 4/17 1 33.3 7.3 27.3
Jaydev Unadkat 10 10 34.1 9 3/32 1 33.3 8.8 22.8
Amit Mishra 12 12 40.1 9 2/32 0 34.4 7.7 26.8

 

 

 

Tahir has also been in great form in this year. With the pitch in Feroz Shah Kotla expected to assist the spinners, he could be an asset going into the IPL.

Current Form – T20s in 2016

Imran Tahir Mts Inns Overs Wkts Best 3+ Wkts Avg Econ S/R
T20s in 2016 4 4 16 8 4/21 2 14.3 7.1 12