Tahir picked up the wickets of Saim Ayub and Usman Khan in his maiden look for the Sultans within the event.
Imran Tahir, the South African leg-spinner, on Wednesday, March 3, paid tribute to Tahir Mughal, a well-known native Lahori coach and cricketer, who handed away on January 10 on the age of 43. The late coach had 503 first-class wickets to his identify, having performed for at least six departmental groups. He was identified with stage 4 gallbladder most cancers again in December 2020.
He additionally shared the brand new ball with the likes of Mohammad Asif, Shabbir Ahmed, and Waqar Younis. So far as Tahir is worried, the 41-year-old performed his first recreation within the 2021 Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL). He took the sphere for the Multan Sultans of their match in opposition to the Quetta Gladiators and didn’t flatter to deceive by any means. In his 4 overs, he conceded solely 29 runs.
Imran Tahir’s heartfelt gesture
He additionally picked up the wickets of each the openers- Saim Ayub and Usman Khan. After eliminating Ayub within the eighth over with the Gladiators’ rating at 69, Tahir took off his jersey, revealing a white shirt with Mughal’s picture on it. “My brother. Will Miss You. RIP,” the message on the shirt learn.
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The Gladiators went on to win the sport 22 runs and opened their account within the event after 4 defeats on the trot. Mohammad Rizwan, the skipper of the Sultans, was a tad disillusioned after his workforce’s efficiency.
“We want a number of enchancment in fielding. We simply can’t let away four-five runs as we did. It will get onerous. 10-15 runs are an enormous margin in T20s. Our batting additionally must do properly. Cricket is a recreation of stress and it doesn’t go your manner on a regular basis. However credit score to their bowlers and Qais bowled properly. There may be ache in my leg however I hope I recuperate in time,” Rizwan instructed after the sport.
Sarfaraz, the Gladiators’ skipper, realised the significance of the win for his workforce. “It was an necessary win for us and it’ll give us a number of confidence. We took an opportunity with three spinners and it paid off as we speak. We performed in keeping with the scenario and pitch circumstances. I wish to give credit score to Usman Khan for the type of knock he performed,” he stated.