CSK vs DC in IPL 2021: Fans going GaGa over Imran Tahir’s new “Lion” hairstyle – Check out

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CSK vs DC in IPL 2021: Imran Tahir is the senior-most player in the Indian Premier League. His energy and ever-learning mindset make him one of the favourites of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) loyalists. Also, his famous celebration, where he runs a full lap after taking a wicket, has endeared him to the CSK fans. He is known by the name of ‘Parasakthi Express’. On Friday, ahead of the CSK vs DC campaign opener, Chennai shared a video of Tahir speaking about his excitement for returning to IPL. But what actually became the centre of attraction was his new hairdo.

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Chennai fans went gaga over his “lion” hairstyle and came in numbers to express their excitement to see the veteran spinner back in yellow jersey.

Imran Tahir Test Record

Imran Tahir has only played 29 Tests for Proteas in which he picked 57 wickets.

Imran Tahir ODI Record

Tahir has played 107 ODIs for South Africa. He returned with 173 wickets in the 50-over format which includes three five-wicket hauls.

Imran Tahir T20 Record

In T20Is, Tahir scalped 63 wickets in 38 T20Is for the Proteas. He also took two five-fers in the shortest version of the game.

Imran Tahir IPL Record

The 42-year-old has picked 80 wickets in 58 IPL matches, emerging as the key players for the Yellow Army. He won the Purple cap by bagging most wickets in IPL 2019.

Imran Tahir IPL salary

Rs 7.5 crore

IPL 2021- Rs 1 crore

Test debut: vs Australia at Newlands [Nov 09, 2011]
ODI debut: vs West Indies at Arun Jaitley Stadium [Feb 24, 2011]
T20 debut: vs Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium [Aug 02, 2013]
IPL debut: vs Sunrisers Hyderabad at Arun Jaitley Stadium [May 10, 2014]

Batting Career Summary
M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 20 23 9 130 29 9.29 235 55.32 0 0 0 18 1
ODI 107 36 16 157 29 7.85 225 69.78 0 0 0 21 1
T20I 38 4 3 19 9 19.0 18 105.56 0 0 0 1 1
IPL 58 9 5 33 13 8.25 37 89.19 0 0 0 5 0
Bowling Career Summary
M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 20 37 3925 2294 57 5/32 8/130 3.51 40.25 68.86 2 0
ODI 107 104 5541 4297 173 7/45 7/45 4.65 24.84 32.03 3 0
T20I 38 38 845 948 63 5/23 5/23 6.73 15.05 13.41 2 0
IPL 58 58 1292 1687 80 4/12 4/12 7.83 21.09 16.15 0 0