Imran Tahir Height, Weight, Age, Family, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More

Imran Tahir

Real NameMohammad Imran Tahir
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionSouth African Cricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 67 kg
in Pounds- 148 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 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
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#99 (Australia)
#999 (Rising Pune Supergiants)
Domestic/State TeamLahore, 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
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm leg break googly
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 PointConsistency with the ball in the first-class format got him a call up from the South African national team.
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 March 1979
Age (as in 2017)38 Years
Birth PlaceLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
NationalitySouth African
HometownLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Ramzan Tahir
Mother- Atiya Tahir
Brothers- 2
Sister- N/A
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerJacques Kallis
Favourite DestinationMumbai, Cornwall, Cape Town
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSumayya Dildar
WifeSumayya Dildar
Imran Tahir with his wife
ChildrenSon- Gibran
Imran Tahir with his son
Daughter- N/A

Imran Tahir bowling

Some Lesser Known Facts About Imran Tahir

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