Tahir to retire from ODI cricket after 2019 World Cup

Imran Tahir to retire from ODI cricket after 2019 World Cup South Africa cricket

Imran Tahir: “I have a mutual understanding with Cricket South Africa and going forward I decided that I would finish at the World Cup”

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South Africa spinner Imran Tahir has announced that he will retire from ODI cricket after the World Cup in England and Wales later this year.

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South Africa vs Zimbabwe 1st T20: Tahir’s career-best performance helps South Africa claim comfortable win

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Imran Tahir finished with career-best figures of 5-23 off his four overs

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South Africa spinner Imran Tahir slashed through Zimbabwe’s batting line-up with a career-best five-wicket haul to lead the Proteas to a 34-run win in the first Twenty20 International in East London.

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South Africa vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI: Steyn, Tahir seal series for South Africa

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Dale Steyn raises his bat after bringing up his maiden ODI fifty

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South Africa seamer Dale Steyn smashed a career-best 60 and took two wickets, while spinner Imran Tahir claimed a hat-trick en route to taking six wickets as the Proteas demolished Zimbabwe by 120 runs in the second ODI in Bloemfontein.

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What does Tahir think Shadab will do in the future?

Imran Tahir Shadab Khan trouble batsmen in the future Pakistan South Africa cricket

Imran Tahir: “He will only get better with experience and he is going to prove to be a huge challenge for batsmen all around the globe”

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South Africa spinner Imran Tahir firmly believes that Pakistan bowling all-rounder Shadab Khan will develop his game and trouble batsmen going forward.

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Tahir rested for ODI series against Sri Lanka

Imran Tahir rested ODI series Sri Lanka South Africa cricket

Linda Zondi: “We have taken the strategic decision to rest Imran Tahir so that we can get a clearer picture as to who our best second spinner is to back him up at the World Cup”

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South Africa spinner Imran Tahir has been rested for the upcoming five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, which begins on July 29 in Dambulla.

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Tahir reveals how he thinks South Africa will fare at the 2019 World Cup

Imran Tahir South Africa capable of winning 2019 World Cup cricket

Imran Tahir: “I always say that and that’s the belief I have [that we can win the World Cup] with the team we have and the players we have”

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South Africa spinner Imran Tahir firmly believes that the Proteas can win the 2019 World Cup, and added that he is looking forward to the event.

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