Imran Tahir. Photograph:( AFP )
Tahir's trademark celebration allowed meme experts to have a field day
Imran Tahir took two wickets during a World Cup match between South Africa and Pakistan on Sunday at Lord's. He dismissed Imam-ul-Haq (44) and Fakhar Zaman (44) to become South Africa's all-time leading wicket-taker in the tournament.
He went past Allan Donald, who had 38 wickets to his name.
Tahir has a habit of running around the ground to celebrate every wicket he takes in any form of cricket.
Tahir's trademark celebration allowed meme experts to have a field day on Twitter.
Here are some of the hilarious reactions on Tahir's unique celebration.
One fan posted a photo of Tahir having a sprint alongside Usain Bolt and captioned the post as "Imran Tahir after taking the 2nd wicket. #PakvsSA #CWC19".
No body:— Asad. 🇵🇰 (@GoStudyAsad) June 23, 2019
Imran Tahir after taking wicket or catch: pic.twitter.com/ltPRJWdtGw
One user posted a series of photos and captioned the post as "Imran Tahir has reached Kashmir after taking a wicket."
"Imran Tahir has reached Karachi sea view after taking the wicket of Fakhar Zaman and Imam Ul Haq #PAKvSA #CWC19 #PakvSA," one fan tweeted.
Imran Tahir has reached kashmir after taking wicket pic.twitter.com/1vL6oGD8PR— Mazhar Ul Islam (@Chinnttuuu) June 23, 2019
One user posted, "Breaking: ICC ordered to close all exit doors at Lord`s stadium so Imran Tahir doesn`t run out of the stadium after taking a wicket."
"The nearest traffic officer must have stopped Tahir before reaching the nearest Expressway #CWC19 #PAKvSA," one fan tweeted.
One Twitter user posted photos of chicken and captioned the post as "Imran Tahir as a chicken."
After opting to bat first, Pakistan was able to score 308 runs in the allotted fifty overs, owing to Haris Sohail's knock of 89 runs.