Imran Tahir proves age is just a number with 4-wicket haul vs KKR

first_img scorecard No data available! advertisement Rohan Sen KolkataApril 14, 2019UPDATED: April 14, 2019 23:53 IST Imran Tahir picked up 4 wickets for 27 runs in 4 overs vs KKR at Eden Gardens. ( Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSImran Tahir picked up 4 wickets for 27 runs in 4 overs vs KKR at Eden GardensTahir clinched the Purple Cap from Kagiso Rabada with 13 wickets so far this seasonTahir now also holds the record for picking up the most IPL wickets after 35 years of ageImran Tahir on Sunday became the fourth bowler to pick up a four-wicket haul after the age of 40 in the game against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens.The Chennai Super Kings leg-spinner picked up the wickets of Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Nitish Rana and Robin Uthappa to stun the Knight Riders in front of their home crowd in Kolkata.Tahir’s performance of 4 for 27 from 4 overs helped Chennai Super Kings restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to 161 for 8 after MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl first. It was Tahir’s best bowling performance in the IPL and his second four-wicket haul in the competition.Tahir now has 13 wickets in the season from 8 matches at an average of 13.30 and is the latest Purple Cap holder after Kagiso Rabada (13) and Yuzvendra Chahal (11).Imran Tahir is ecstatic and how. Two wickets in a single over for him (@IPL) April 14, 2019Tahir, who turned 40 just 18 days back and is the oldest player in the league this season, is the fourth bowler after Shane Warne, Pravin Tambe and Brad Hogg to pick 4 wickets in an innings after turning 40.Tahir now also holds the record for picking up the most wickets in the Indian Premier League after the age of 35 with 66 wickets. Muttiah Muralitharan (63), Shane Warne (57), Ashish Nehra (46) and Anil Kumblra (45) complete the top five.On an Eden Gardens track where spinners had struggled so far, Tahir spun the match in favour of Chennai with his twin double blows in the 11th and 15th overs en route his career-best IPL figures that took him past Kagiso Rabada in the leading wicket-takers’ tally.advertisementTahir removed an ominous-looking Chris Lynn (82 off 51 balls; 7×4, 6×6) and in a space of five balls removed the dangerous Andre Russell (10) for the first time under a score of 40 this season to put brakes on their scoring.When you’ve taken 4 wickets and the last 2 were Lynn and Russell @ChennaiIPL #KKRvCSK (@IPL) April 14, 2019Tahir’s bowling had such devastating effect that KKR managed just 29 runs from last five overs and went on to lose three more wickets and end up with a below-par total.Also Read | I decided that I would finish at the World Cup: Imran TahirAlso Read | I don’t take anything for granted: Imran Tahir after clinching Purple CapFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bykarishma Tags :Follow Imran TahirFollow Chennai Super KingsFollow CSK VS KKRFollow IPL 2019 commentarycenter_img view more view less Imran Tahir proves age is just a number with 4-wicket haul vs KKRImran Tahir clinched the Purple Cap from Kagiso Rabada with his four-wicket haul against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens. graphslast_img read more

Separate incidents of robbery reported

first_imgGreater Noida/Ghaziabad: In two separate incidents of robbery, unidentified armed robbers robbed a cash collecting agent of a private milk products company with Rs 65 lakhs near NTPC in Dadri area of Greater Noida on Monday morning while in another, three bike-borne assailants robbed Rs 1.5 lakhs from a Sahibabad Based businessman on late Sunday night.In first incident, nearly five armed robbers looted cash and car from cash collecting agents of Paras milk products company when they were going to deposit the amount in bank. The company officials have claimed the looted cash to be Rs 65 lakhs while during the robbery bid, the robbers also robbed a car from a passerby to flee. Also Read – Cylinder blast kills mother and daughter in Karawal NagarVaibhav Krishna, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Gautam Buddh Nagar said, “The incident occurred around 12 pm on Monday and soon after receiving the information, police teams from Jarchha police station intercepted the criminals. Two criminals were nabbed by police along with weapons. The car which they had snatched has also been recovered by the police. We are interrogating the arrested persons to reach out their other accomplices and further investigations into the case are underway.” Also Read – Two persons arrested for killing manager of Muthoot FinanceIn another incident, three-bike borne assailants robbed a local businessman of Rs 1.5 lakh at gunpoint in Ghaziabad. According to police, the incident occurred around 10.30 pm on Sunday in Sahid Nagar area of Sahibabad. During the robbery, the robbers also snatched victim’s mobile phone and motorcycle’s key and threw them in the drain so that he could not seek help. Police officials said that, Abdul Hafeez, a resident of Sahibabad, runs a meat shop at GD road area. Hafeez was on the way back to his home after closing the shop when three bike borne miscreants wearing black helmet intercepted him. They pointed gun on him and one of the accused took the keys of motorcycle while one accused sntached his mobile phone and threw it into the drain. The accused fled away after snatching Rs 1.5 lakhs cash from Hafeez and also thrashed him with helmet for resisting them.Police have registered a case in the case.last_img read more