Hampshire re-sign South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir

Hampshire have completed the re-signing of South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir on a short-term contract, his previous stints with the county club was in 2008 and 2011.

The 35-year-old leg spinner has made 77 appearances for the club previously and will be available for the final two games against Kent and Glamorgan in mid-September, reports BBC.

Tahir in Numbers

15 Test appearances taking 40 wickets at 47.17

18 ODI appearances taking 37 wickets at 17.18

12 Twenty20 appearances taking 21 wickets

Tahir’s return to the County Championship would be a big boost to Hampshire’s hopes of winning promotion to the top flight, who are currently second in the Division Two table.

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