CWC: Proteas’ spin ‘problem’

2014-09-09 22:27

Unless either greatly loses form, both Imran Tahir and Aaron Phangiso may get SA tickets to CWC 2015, believes Rob Houwing.

SA spin tackle hard-hitting Oz

2014-08-26 14:26

SA will look to extract an advantage from their superior spin stocks when they take on a hard-hitting Australian side in Harare.

Donald: Philander still a factor

2014-07-24 22:44

Allan Donald says that despite going through the first day wicketless, Proteas seamer Vernon Philander still poses a big threat.

Why Tahir should stay in mix

2014-07-22 23:05

Considering the quality of their Galle win, Rob Houwing recommends no tinkering to the Proteas Test team for the decider.

Tahir to play for Dolphins

2014-07-02 16:01

Proteas leg-spinner Imran Tahir will move back to Durban and play his domestic cricket for the Dolphins next season.

SA’s Test spin unease goes on

2014-01-29 14:05

Dropping Imran Tahir doesn’t automatically mean Robin Peterson is the Proteas’ spinning flavour of the month again, says Rob Houwing.

SA spinners will test batsmen

2014-01-04 16:11

Unravelling the mysteries of the two top-ranked T20 bowlers in the world is hard enough in the domestic RAM SLAM T20 competition.

Harris: SA should play Tahir

2013-12-14 22:02

Imran Tahir or Robin Peterson for the first Test against India? Paul Harris tells Rob Houwing he’d pick the former ...

Pakistan wilt, Proteas blossom

2013-10-30 21:15

The Proteas have stolen victory from the jaws of defeat as Pakistan collapsed dramatically in the first ODI in Sharjah.

Tahir more Saffa than Pakistani

2013-10-23 23:52

Imran Tahir says he is more of a South African than the country of his birth and is honoured to play for the world's best Test team.

Tahir puts Proteas on top

2013-10-23 16:30

The Proteas have swept all three sessions on day one to take control of the second Test match against Pakistan at Dubai.

SA must gamble on Tahir

2013-10-17 22:53

Trailing 1-0, the Proteas are left with little choice but to add Imran Tahir to their attack for the pivotal Dubai Test, says Rob Houwing.

SA spinners 'inadequate'

2013-07-24 13:32

Struggling SA may have been a tad premature in ditching the surprisingly strong ODI credentials of Imran Tahir, says Rob Houwing.

De Kock, Tahir get off lightly

2013-01-22 19:06

The Lions' Quinton de Kock and Imran Tahir have been banned for one four-day game after breaching cricket's code of conduct.

Tahir leads Lions to victory

2013-01-06 12:35

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir has claimed a 12-wicket match haul as the Lions stormed to victory over the Dolphins in their four-day clash.

Tahir shines for Lions

2013-01-05 11:36

Five wickets from leg-spinner Imran Tahir helped the Highveld Lions take control of their Sunfoil Series match against the Dolphins.

Fans back Tahir ommission

2012-12-13 14:53

Fans have backed the decision to give Imran Tahir the axe following the spinner's disappointing performance against Australia.

Lions not keen on Thami, Tahir

2012-12-12 07:44

It looks unlikely that the Lions will pick returning Proteas Thami Tsolekile and Imran Tahir for the One-Day Cup final.

Jennings: Fit or not, pick Kallis

2012-11-27 22:22

Former Proteas coach Ray Jennings says Jacques Kallis is a must for the final Test against Australia in Perth, even if he's not 100% fit.

Peterson must play in Perth

2012-11-25 14:57

Robin Peterson seems likely to benefit from Imran Tahir’s suffering for embattled South Africa in the second Test at Adelaide.

Proteas recall spinner Tahir

2012-11-21 07:45

South Africa have brought spinner Imran Tahir into the team for the second Test against Australia in Adelaide.

Turning pitch for Lord's Test

2012-08-09 10:05

The Proteas could face a turning pitch in the final clash of their three-Test series against England at Lord's.

Proteas seal crushing victory

2012-07-23 17:01

A five-wicket haul from Dale Steyn has helped the Proteas to a crushing win over England in the first Test at the Oval.

I could play Tahir at 70: Boycs

2012-07-17 11:03

English critic Geoff Boycott believes Graeme Swann will have a clear edge over the Proteas’ Imran Tahir in the spin department.

Tahir, Morkel on song for SA

2012-07-14 07:05

Imran Tahir and Morné Morkel starred for the ball as the Proteas impressed in the field against Kent in their warm-up clash.


Tahir buoyed by Harare showing

2014-08-28 22:37

Proteas spinner Imran Tahir has been given a timely confidence boost following his performance against Australia.

Spin duo sign for Dolphins

2014-08-04 18:30

The spin bowling duo of Imran Tahir and Thandi Tshabalala have joined the Dolphins, the franchise has confirmed.

Amla mulls extra pace option

2014-07-23 22:00

The Proteas are considering playing an extra fast bowler on the Singhalese SC track which is not as conducive to spin.

Tahir ready for spin test

2014-07-05 09:30

Imran Tahir, is relishing the opportunity to bowl to some of the best players of spin in the Proteas' ODI series against Sri Lanka.

Warne pops in to aid Proteas

2014-04-02 14:57

Australian spin legend Shane Warne was spotted helping the Proteas bowlers ahead of their ICC World Twenty20 semi-final against India.

No place for Tahir in SA

2014-01-29 11:25

While he could still be picked on the subcontinent, leg-spinner Imran Tahir is unlikely to feature in future Tests in South Africa.

Proteas to go with Tahir

2013-12-18 07:43

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir will play for the Proteas in the first Test against India at the Wanderers from Wednesday.

Now can Tahir do it in SA?

2013-11-07 18:00

Imran Tahir’s ODI career stats get better and better ... but shortly he will get first-time exposure on SA soil, writes Rob Houwing.


Tahir on his fifer

2013-10-24 07:55

Watch Proteas bowler Imran Tahir discuss his fifer against Pakistan.

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Tahir confirms he’s tough

2013-10-23 20:00

Imran Tahir’s pronounced turnaround in fortunes from his last Test match is a massive feather in his cap, says Rob Houwing.

SA rout Pakistan in Dubai

2013-10-23 11:30

The Proteas dismissed Pakistan for a paltry 99 runs shortly after lunch on Day 1 of the second Test in Dubai.

Proteas miss Kallis most

2013-07-31 13:13

According to Sport24 readers, the absence of Jacques Kallis from the Proteas is the biggest reason for their recent poor run of form.

Tahir eyes Proteas recall

2013-03-06 07:45

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir is keen to impress the Proteas selectors as he prepares to play for a SA Invitation XI against Pakistan.

Proteas dream not over - Tahir

2013-01-07 17:39

Proteas discard Imran Tahir insists there is “no chance” of throwing in the towel and giving up on his international ambitions.

Lions victory in sight

2013-01-05 17:38

The bizhub Highveld Lions ended day three of their clash against the Dolphins at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead with victory in sight.

All not lost for Tahir

2012-12-13 16:44

South Africa’s convenor of selectors Andrew Hudson says omitted leg-spinner Imran Tahir remains part of their future Test plans.

Tahir dropped from Test squad

2012-12-13 10:38

Spinner Imran Tahir has been dropped from the Proteas' Test squad for their upcoming two-Test series against New Zealand.

SA 'not writing Tahir off'

2012-12-05 14:23

There is hope yet, it seems, for Imran Tahir and Dean Elgar, who were misfiring links during SA's Test series victory in Australia.

Tahir sets unwanted record

2012-11-25 15:03

Proteas leg-spinner Imran Tahir has become the most expensive bowler in Test match history without bagging a solitary wicket.

Tahir: Oz avenge McGain pain

2012-11-22 14:13

Fresh doubts will swirl around SA leg-spinner Imran Tahir after he was savaged by the Aussie batsmen on day one at Adelaide.

Tahir to play in Test opener

2012-11-05 10:00

SA will be looking to play leg-spinner Imran Tahir in the opening Test against Australia, assistant coach Russell Domingo says.

Honours even in Leeds

2012-08-05 14:30

England have gained a slight first innings lead over South Africa in the second Test at Headingley in Leeds.

SA shouldn’t shelve spinner

2012-07-18 10:18

The prospect of rain may just mildly tempt the Proteas into a knee-jerk omission of their main spinner Imran Tahir at The Oval.

Tahir ready for Oval turn

2012-07-14 07:30

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir is confident he can play a big part in the Proteas' quest to usurp England as the No 1-ranked Test team.

Imran gets good work-out

2012-07-02 16:27

Imran Tahir got the work-out he needed ahead of the SA Test squad’s tour of England as SA A cruised to a win against Sri Lanka.

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