Imran Tahir Signs A Deal With Surrey For T20 Vitality Blast
After having an incredible tournament in the Indian Premier League 2019, Imran Tahir signs a deal for Surrey in order to play in the upcoming Vitality T20 Blast. He has signed for Surrey for the entirety of this year’s Vitality Blast.
He will be available for the whole Blast campaign which begins against Essex on July 19 and involves 14 group matches. It remains to be seen whether he will be available if Surrey makes it through to the knock-out stages.
The flamboyant cricketer had a stellar season for in the Indian Premier League 2019. He flew back home with a purple cap, as he was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament. Now, he would like to make full use of the dry pitches in England.
It was an easy decision to join Surrey – Imran Tahir
Imran Tahir will be a second overseas player to sign a contract after the joining of Aaron Finch in the team. Finch will be travelling to Surrey for the Fourth consecutive year, where he opens the innings alongside Jason Roy to become the destructive opening pair of the tournament.
Speaking of the signing, Imran Tahir quoted that he is pretty happy to join the club, which got talented players in their kitty. Further, he went on to add saying that he would love to deliver the goods for the team and make them see on the right side of things.
“I’m always looking for new and exciting opportunities. That’s how I see the chance to play with one of the most talented playing groups in county cricket. When I heard Alec Stewart had asked after me, it was an easy decision. Surrey is a massive club and it will be great if I can contribute to helping them win another trophy this summer at the Kia Oval.”
Currently, Imran Tahir is having rest time, as he just came back home after the hectic Indian Premier League season. Now, he would join the national team in order to play for South Africa in the ICC World Cup 2019.
Imran Tahir will hang his boots from the ODI format after the conclusion of the grand event. After the conclusion, Tahir wants to continue as long as possible in the shorter version of the game.
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