IPL: Imran Tahir Counts on Sub-Continent Experience to Rescue Delhi Daredevils

Delhi Daredevils have brought in South African spinner Imran Tahir to replace their injured pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile for the rest of the season this year.

updated: May 09, 2014 20:49 IST
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New Delhi: Languishing at the bottom of the Indian Premier League points table, Delhi Daredevils need a miracle of sorts to make the knock-outs and leg-spinner Imran Tahir, who is set to make his IPL debut, is hoping to use his experience of playing on sub-continent wickets to get the team out of doldrums.

Delhi need to win all their remaining six matches to be in contention for the play-offs.

South African Tahir, who has been drafted in the side for injured paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile, was the highest wicket-taker in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. (Delhi face tough task in must-win game against Hyderabad)

"Wickets are looking the same, even in Bangladesh there were no spin-friendly wickets. I have that experience and it would help," Tahir told reporters after the team's practice session here.

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