Imran Tahir leaves Pakistan after four months

The Pakistan-born South African bowler has flown directly to the West Indies where he will compete in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League.

Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir, who had come to Pakistan to take part in the Pakistan Super League, got stuck in Lahore soon after the suspension of the tournament due to the pandemic.   -  Reuters

South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir flew out of Pakistan on Sunday after being stuck in the country since March due to the travel restrictions imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Pakistan-born bowler has travelled directly to the West Indies where he will compete in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League.

READ | Fawad Alam named in 20-man Pakistan Test squad

Tahir who had come to Pakistan to take part in the Pakistan Super League got stuck in Lahore soon after the suspension of the tournament due to the pandemic.

“He belongs to Lahore so he remained here until the travel restrictions were lifted,” a source close to the cricketer said.

Support Sportstar


Dear Reader,

Support our journalism — where text and pictures intermingle so seamlessly — and help us scale up your experience as the world changes around us. Your contribution is vital to our brand of uninfluenced, boots-on-the-ground reportage that’s worth your while. Clickbait sensationalism is not for us, but editorial independence is — we owe it to you.

Read the Free eBook

  Dugout videos