“I’m Disappointed That You Missed Purple Cap” Said Fan !! Here’s How Imran Tahir Reacted !!

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Chennai Super Kings leg-spinner Imran Tahir is three wickets shy of a Purple Cap in IPL 2019. The South African’s accuracy fetched him 23 wickets at an economy of 6.62; just two below his compatriot Kagiso Rabada who claimed 25 wickets before flying back home.

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If Tahir picks up two wickets in the Qualifier II against Delhi Capitals in Visakhapatnam on Friday, he will join Rabada in the elite list. A wicket more will take him to the top as there are no contenders in the vicinity.


A back injury took Rabada out of the remaining games for the Capitals.

Top 5 in Purple Cap race

Kagiso Rabada (Delhi Capitals): 25 wickets

Imran Tahir (Chennai Super Kings): 23 wickets

Shreyas Gopal (Rajasthan Royals): 20 wickets

Khaleel Ahmed (Sunrisers Hyderabad) 19 wickets

Mohammed Shami (Kings XI Punjab) 19 wickets

Tahir has a good record against the Capitals with five wickets in two games, which includes a four-wicket haul in Chennai. He had also trapped Capitals’ star batsman Rishabh Pant.

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Meanwhile a fan expressed this in twitter and said that he feels disappointed on the same. In his tweet the CSK fan wrote “Very disappointed tat u missed purple cap today. But well done champ”


To this, the 40 years old spinner politely said that he is not playing for purple cap but for the team. He stated that purple cap was not in his mind one bit. tahir’s tweet read as “Sir purple cap is not in my thoughts one bit.All I wanted is my team to win.Thanks a lot for your support and love sir #yellove”

Check out his tweet here :

This won many hearts of the fans and they encouraged him to win the match for them in the finals :


What do you think on this selfless attitude of Imran Tahir ?? Comment your views below !!


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