Mohammad Imran Tahir or famously known as Imran Tahir is a Pakistani born South African cricketer who is predominantly a legspinner and a right-handed batsman.
Besides playing international cricket for South Africa, he has also played several Twenty teams such as Multan Sultans, Guyana Amazon Warriors, and Chennai SuperKings.
As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to be in the range of $ 1.5 million. Currently, he is estimated to earn 1.89 million rands from his current IPL team, Chennai Super Kings.
It was revealed that top cricketers from South African like Ab de Villers earning around $ 450,000, he is one of the elite South African players are assumed to be earned around $ 3,75,000 or even more.
Currently, 38, the South African leg-spinner stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 67 kg.
He is happily married to his loving wife, Sumayya Dildar whom he met and married in 2007. The couple is blessed with a son named, Gibran.
He is a nice, humble person who loves his family. A committed and devoted cricketer and family man, there is no signs of turmoil in his personal life as he is rarely being dragged into scandals and controversy due to his mild and grateful nature.
Imran Tahir is of Pakistani nationality. He was born on 28 March 1979 in Sukkur, Sindh, Pakistan and practiced playing since his early childhood. Before he was a professional cricketer, he worked as a retailed salesman in a shopping mall.
He went on to represent Pakistan at Pakistan under 19 teams and Pakistani A side. After getting a less opportunity to play for Pakistan in the international arena, he went to England and played some county cricket.
Tahir went to South Africa and played domestic cricket for several years and began to settle down in the African nation.
After an impressing the South African cricket selectors, he was called by South African Test team in 2010 for series against England.
He was not selected to the team as he was not eligible to represent South Africa until January 2011.
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However, he was picked in the South African one-day cricket team at Cricket World Cup 2011 and picked up 14 wickets in the spin-friendly Indian Subcontinent tracks.
Finally, he made his Test debut against Australia in November 2011 at Cape Town. His outstanding performances for South Africa at the Test, One Day and Twenty 20 arena helped him to be selected at the World ODI elven team in 2015 and 20Currently,
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Currently, he is of international duty and has been bought by Indian Premier League team, Chennai Super Kings at the 2018 IPL auction.
He is currently playing at the IPL in the Chennai team along with South African team captain, Faf du Plessis.