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Date of Birth: 1979 , March-27
Birth Nation: Pakistan

Quick Timeline of Imran Tahir

1979 Born in Lahore, Punjab Pakistan
2009 Made his career-high score against Somerset
2009 made his 100th first-class appearance Lions
2011 Made his debut for South Africa against West Indies
2014 Bowled his best figures against Netherlands
2015 Helped South Africa to their first ever World Man of the Match performance
2016 Became first African bowler seven wickets

Detail Timeline of Imran Tahir

March 27 , 1979

Born in Lahore, Punjab Pakistan

Imran Tahir was born on born 27 March 1979 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.His real name is  Mohammad Imran Tahir.He is the son of  Atiya Tahir and Ramzan Tahir. Imran Tahir parents died before his entry into International cricket.

2009

Made his career-high score against Somerset

Tahir made his career-high score of 77 not out in a County Championship match against "Somerset" on 28 August 2009. Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. 

2009

made his 100th first-class appearance Lions

Tahir made his 100th first-class appearance in the 2009/2010 SuperSport Series when the Titans played the "Lions". The Highveld Lions is the name used by the combined Gauteng and North West first class cricket teams in South Africa.

2011

Made his debut for South Africa against West Indies

 Imran Tahir made his debut for South Africa in a match against the "West Indies" on 24 February 2011 at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi.  Imran Tahir took 4 wickets for 41 runs in 10 overs during his debut match.

2014

Bowled his best figures against Netherlands

At the 2014 ICC World Twenty20, Tahir bowled his best figures of 4–21 in South Africa's nail-bite match against the "Netherlands" on 27 March 2014 and was awarded Man of the match. Imran Tahir was South Africa's highest wicket taker in the tournament.

 

2015

Helped South Africa to their first ever World Man of the Match performance

In the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup Quarter Final match between South Africa and Sri Lanka, Tahir helped South Africa to their first ever World Cup knockout win with a Man of the Match performance of 4-26. He was named in the ODI team of the year for 2015 by the ICC.

2016

Became first African bowler seven wickets

On 15 June 2016, Mohammad Imran Tahir well known by his name Imran Tahir became the first South African bowler to take seven wickets in an ODI, and also the fastest South African to reach 100 ODI wickets (58 matches).

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Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, he is an Asian Pakistani/ South African. Moving to his personal life, he is a happily married man. His wife's name is  Sumayya Dildar. Imran Tahir met his wife  Sumayya on his first visit to South Africa in 1998 with the Pakistan Under-19 team. The couple has been blessed with one baby boy named Gibran.

International success over the last couple of years came with a price for the South African legspinner, who missed eight months of his son's life along with months of his wife's pregnancy. Imran Tahir made his Test debut in 2011, against Australia at Newlands, but did not make an impact. Age 37, player Tahir earns his salary from his sports career, however, he has not revealed about his net worth yet.