The mystery leg spinner from South Africa Imran Tahir, on March 3, paid tribute to the great Lahori cricketer and coach Tahir Mughal. He passed away on the 10th of January at the age of just 43. The legendry cricketer had 503 wickets in first-class games behind his back. He was the player who had played with around 6 different teams. In December 2020 Tahir Mughal was diagnosed with the cancer of gallbladder at stage four.
Tahir Mughal has shared the new ball with the legendry cricketers of his time. It includes Mohammad Asif, Waqar Younis, and Shabbir Ahmed. The 41-year-old young lad from South Africa, Imran Tahir was playing the first game of this season’s Pakistan Super League (PSL). He was playing for his team Multan Sultans against the Sarfaraz Ahmad’s Quetta Gladiators. Imran Tahir conceded just 29 runs in his quota of four overs during this game.
Imran also picked up the wickets of two Quetta Gladiators players. Both Saim Ayub and Usman Khan were the openers of Quetta’s side. When Tahir picked up the wicket of Ayub who was playing at 23 during the eighth over of the game. After getting the wicket he just took off his T-shirt that was revealing a jersey having a photo of Tahir Mughal on it. The message on the shirt was ” My brother. I will Miss you. RIP”.
As far as the game is concerned, Quetta Gladiators won this game by the margin of 22 runs. This was the first victory for them in this season after losing 4 games in a row. The captain of Multan Sultans Mohmmad Rizwan was happy and a bit disappointed with the team’s winning performance.
Rizwan said that the fielding unit has cost them the game. They need to work a bit hard in that particular area. He added due to their fielding they leaked around 15 to 20 runs more. On asking about the situation of his legs he said that the pain was fine and it might get fully recovered till the next game.
Winning skipper Sarfaraz Ahmad was very happy by the first victory of the season. He said that the win is extraordinary for the team. It will boost up there confidence level in the upcoim=ng games of the season. He further added that they took a gamble by playing the three spinners. And at the end of the day, it got lucky for them. He credited Usman khan for the fantastic knock that he played.