Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir will come into picture in second-half of Indian Premier League 2020: Chennai Super Kings CEO Kasi Viswanathan

The 41-year-old Tahir is yet to play a game for CSK in IPL 2020. Tahir was the Purple Cap winner in last year's edition with 26 wickets from 17 games.

Oct 14, 2020, 17:01 PM IST

A look at Purple Cap holders of last 12 IPL seasons: In Pics

With just a week left to the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL),let us take a look at the Purple Cap holders of the last 12 editions of the lucrative T20 tournament.

Sep 14, 2020, 19:36 PM IST

Imran Tahir(2019)

Aug 13, 2020, 15:14 PM IST

Tahir prepares for farewell, says the future of South Africa is in good hands

Imran Tahir is expecting his 107th and final ODI to be emotional but remains convinced the future of South African cricket is in safe hands.

Jul 05, 2019, 10:20 AM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Imran Tahir proves that age is no boundary for skill and enthusiasm

South Africa’s premier leg-spinner dived low to his right and plucked the ball just millimeters from the ground.

Jun 24, 2019, 06:25 AM IST

Imran Tahir becomes South Africa's highest wicket-taker in ICC World Cup

Overall, Tahir has bagged a total of 10 wickets in five matches he has played so far for South Africa in the ongoing tournament. 


Jun 23, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

Imran Tahir: Man of the Match in South Africa vs Afghanistan ICC World Cup clash

Imran Tahir made his presence felt with the ball, picking 4 wickets for 29 runs in a spell of 7 overs.

Jun 16, 2019, 01:23 AM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Australia could start with early spin in World Cup, says Aaron Finch

In the inaugural match played between England and South Africa, Tahir bowled the first over of the game and took the wicket of England`s Jonny Bairstow on the second ball of the over.

May 31, 2019, 19:27 PM IST

South Africa's Imran Tahir becomes first spinner to bowl 1st over in ICC World Cup opener

Tahir was asked to bowl the first over after South African spinner Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to field first against hosts England in his side's opening match of the World Cup. 

May 30, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

IPL 2019: Mumbai beat Chennai in last-ball thriller to lift title

The game-changing moment came in the 13th over when MS Dhoni (2) was caught short of the crease by Ishan Kishan, with replays showing it to be a close call.

May 13, 2019, 00:43 AM IST

IPL 2019, Day 48 orange cap and purple cap leaderboard

Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai trumped Chennai by one run in the final of the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Sunday. 

May 13, 2019, 00:24 AM IST

IPL: Chennai's Imran Tahir pips Delhi's Kagiso Rabada to claim Purple Cap

The 40-year-old fast bowler finished with figures of two for 23, accounting for the wickets of Ishan Kishan and Quinton de Kock, to edge past Rabada.

May 12, 2019, 23:49 PM IST

IPL 2019, Day 46 orange cap and purple cap leaderboard

The second qualifier of IPL 2019 will take place between Delhi and Chennai at the Dr Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam on Friday. 

May 09, 2019, 00:08 AM IST

Rahul Chahar looks up to South Africa's Imran Tahir for guidance

Chahar, whose first cousin Deepak plays for reigning champions Chennai Super Kings, said he seeks advice from Tahir whenever he had a problem in his bowling.

May 04, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

IPL 2019: Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Capitals by 80 runs

It was Suresh Raina who struck a fighting 59 off 37 balls to prepare the road for revival following a slow start and Dhoni (unbeaten 44 off 22) provided the late flourish, ending the innings in style with two sixes off Trent Boult.

May 01, 2019, 23:37 PM IST

IPL 2019, Day 27 points table, orange cap and purple cap leaderboard

Delhi were subjected to their fourth defeat in this edition of the tournament, dropping to the third position in the team rankings following the loss to Mumbai. 

Apr 18, 2019, 23:44 PM IST

IPL 2019 points table, orange cap and purple cap leaderboard

Delhi, who are placed on the second spot in the league standings with 10 points take on Mumbai who share the same number of points at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on Thursday.

Apr 18, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Jonny Bairstow, David Warner star as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets

SRH will now take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the same venue on April 21, while CSK will travel to Bengaluru to lock horns with the Royal Challengers Bangalore the same day.

Apr 17, 2019, 23:58 PM IST

With five games in 9 days, our boys are tired: Jacques Kallis

KKR slumped to their third straight defeat after losing to CSK by five wickets in a home game on Sunday.

Apr 15, 2019, 00:13 AM IST

IPL 2019: Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir guide Chennai to 5-wicket win over Kolkata

After Tahir's career-best 4 for 27 restricted KKR to 161 for 8, CSK coasted to the target in 19.4 overs as Raina anchored the chase with an unbeaten 58 off 42 balls with seven fours and a six.

Apr 14, 2019, 20:21 PM IST