Hindustan Times – While the South African cricket team on Saturday continued to struggle in their opening Test against Australia at Durban, their star leg-spinner Imran Tahir was busy creating history in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Summary

  • While the South African cricket team on Saturday continued to struggle in their opening Test against Australia at Durban, their star leg-spinner Imran Tahir was busy creating history in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
  • Playing for the Multan Sultans against Quetta Gladiators, Tahir claimed a late hat-trick in the 13th match of the ongoing PSL at the Sharjah Cricket Ground in Sharjah on Saturday evening to become only the third bowler in the tournament history to do so.
  • The right-arm South African leg-spinner, who was ranked world No 1 in ODI cricket about 12 months ago, claimed the wickets of Pakistani batsmen Hasan Khan and Rahat Ali, along with Australia’s former cricketer John Hastings to achieve the feat.
  • Tahir and former Pakistan pacer Sohail Tanvir shared six wickets between them as Quetta Gladiators were bowled out for a mere 102 in 15.4 overs.
  • However, Tahir is now leading the charts for most wickets in PSL 2018.


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