Hat-Trick! South African spinner makes history with T20 World Cup hat-trick

Imran Tahir is the oldest player to have taken a T20 hat-trick, which he did during his team’s match against England in the Cricket World Cup. He got three wickets in four balls in his fourth over and became the first bowler to do so in any format.

South Africa’s Imran Tahir made history in the 2019 World Cup when he got his first T20I hat-trick

South Africa’s Imran Tahir made history in the 2019 World Cup when he got his first T20I hat-trick.

Earlier, Tahir had taken a hat-trick against West Indies in an ODI match at Port of Spain in 2016. In this match, South Africa were chasing 241 runs to win and Imran bowled brilliantly to take three wickets in four balls. He ended up with figures of 4/44 from 10 overs as well for his efforts as South Africa won by six wickets.

Imran Tahir is the first bowler to take a T20I hat-trick. He got three wickets in four balls in his fourth over against England.

South African spinner Imran Tahir is the first bowler to take a T20I hat-trick. He got three wickets in four balls in his fourth over against England at Old Trafford on Friday, making history as well as becoming the first South African to do so.

It was also the first time a South African had taken a hat-trick in international cricket and it helped South Africa win by six wickets with two balls remaining, setting up an intriguing second semi-final between India and New Zealand at Edgbaston on Sunday evening

The 40-year-old was the oldest player to take a World Cup hat-trick.

Tahir is the oldest player to take a World Cup hat-trick, and he’s also the first bowler in T20I history to do so. The 40-year-old South African spinner has been a key member of his team throughout this tournament. In fact, he was also instrumental in their semi-final win over England: he took 3/27 from 4 overs as well as scoring 10 runs at No 6 after coming in with the score at 98/6 chasing 209.

The Proteas’ batsmen will be hoping that Tahir can continue his good form when they face Australia on Sunday in the final at Lord’s Cricket Ground

Imran Tahir’s team South Africa beat England by six wickets and won their third game in the tournament.

Imran Tahir was the hero for South Africa. The team beat England by six wickets and won their third game in the tournament.

South Africa has been on a roll in this World Cup, winning all of their matches so far including the one against India where they chased down 333 runs with four balls to spare!

Imran Tahir has taken 33 wickets in 34 matches across all formats since making his international debut back in 2007.

Imran Tahir has taken 33 wickets in 34 matches across all formats since making his international debut back in 2007. The only time he didn’t get a wicket was in Johannesburg against India, when he bowled five overs for 21 runs and failed to take a single wicket.

In Tests, the Proteas spinner has 106 scalps at an average of 29.81 (economy rate: 3), while he has 52 victims at an average of 24 (economy rate: 4) across ODIs and T20s respectively.

Imran Tahir has been performing well all through his career, especially after joining Proteas in 2009.

Imran Tahir has been performing well all through his career, especially after joining Proteas in 2009. He is one of the best spinners in the world and is a great asset to South Africa. He has been instrumental in their success over the years, especially during their recent tour to New Zealand where they won 3-0 against Black Caps at home.

The 36-year-old bowler was playing his first T20I match against West Indies when he got his first hat-trick against Windies during their second match at Christchurch on Friday night (March 1).

Conclusion

Imran Tahir is a great bowler, who has been performing well all through his career. He is also the oldest player to take a World Cup hat-trick and we hope that he continues this form in other matches as well!

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