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Imran Tahir Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more


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Mohammad Imran Tahir is a Pakistani-born South African a spin bowler and a right-handed batsman. He made his ODI debut for South Africa in a match against the West Indies on 24 February 2011 at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi. Here you will find all the information about Imran Tahir bio, age, height, weight, wife, net worth, salary and relationship status. He made his Test debut against Australia at Cape Town in November 2011.

About/Bio/Wiki of Mohammad Imran Tahir

Full Name Mohammad Imran Tahir
Nickname(s) Tahir
Profession South African Cricketer (Bowler)

Physical Stats & More

  • in centimeters- 178 cm
  • in meters- 1.78 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
  • in Kilograms- 67 kg
  • in Pounds- 148 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Fair


Imran Tahir in the field
International Debut

Test- 9 November 2011 vs Australia in Cape Town

ODI- 24 February 2011 vs West Indies in Delhi

T20- 2 August 2013 vs Sri Lanka in Colombo
Jersey Number

#99 (South Africa)

#999 (Rising Pune Supergiants)
Domestic/State Teams  Lahore, Water & Power Development Authority, Sui Northern Gas, Sialkot, Middlesex, Staffordshire, Lahore Lions, Yorkshire, Titans, Hampshire, Dolphins, Warwickshire, Highveld Lions, Delhi Daredevils, Nottinghamshire, Rising Pune Supergiants
Bating Style Bating Style
Records (main ones)
  • Tahir holds the record of being the first South African bowler to take seven wickets in an ODI.
  • He is the fastest South African bowler to take 100 ODI wickets. The record got linked to his name in just 58 matches.
  • Imran Tahir was the highest wicket-taker at the 2014 T20 World Cup, taking 12 wickets.
  • He holds the record for representing the most number of teams in the world, 27.
  • As of March 2017, he holds the record of the most economical figures by a South African spinner in an ODI, taking two wickets for 14 runs from 10 overs against New Zealand.
Career Turning Point Consistency with the ball in the first-class format got him a call up from the South African national team.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 27 March 1979
Birth Place Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality South African
Hometown Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
School N/A
Religion Islam


Imran Tahir with his wife
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Sumayya Dildar

Son- Gibran

Daughter- N/A

Father- Ramzan Tahir

Mother- Atiya Tahir


Brothers- 2

Sister- N/A

Favorite Things

Hobbies Travelling,water sports, paragliding
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Food Sea Food
Favourite Cricketer

Batsman :MS Dhoni,Jacques Kallis

Bowler:Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee
Favourite Destination Mumbai, Cornwall, Cape Towna
Favourite Car
Audi A4
Net Worth

Controversies of Imran Tahir:

He doesn’t have any controversy in his career till now.

Does Imran Tahir smoke: Not Known
Does Imran Tahir drink alcohol: Not Known

Some less known facts about Imran Tahir:

  • Tahir was born in Lahore, Pakistan and learned to play cricket there while he grew up.
  • To help his family financially, he started working at a Lahore’s ‘Pace shopping mall’ as a salesman at a tender age of 16.
  • His life started to take a twist with his selection during trials to represent the Pakistan U-19 cricket team, which eventually progressed onto the Pakistan A side on some tours.
  • Due to the presence of a number of spin bowlers waiting to play for Pakistan, he could not make it to the national level.
  • He then moved to England and began playing county cricket there, but did not continue for long.
  • Tahir finally moved to South Africa, where he played domestic cricket for about five years and lived hand-to-mouth for the first two years.
  • In 2014, Delhi Daredevils picked Tahir up for the season as a replacement of Nathan Coulter-Nile.
  • He is known to run with his arms outstretched after every wicket, even if it is after a review.
  • Despite the fact that no team bought him in the IPL Auction 2017, he got a chance to play for Rising Pune Supergiants in place of injured Mitchell Marsh.

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