Imran Tahir is the leading spinner overall and the star of the SA show at this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The leg spinner has taken 11 wickets in six games — third on the list behind Andre Russell and Oshane Thomas‚ both seamers — for the Guyana Warriors‚ who are coached by former SA off-spinner Johan Botha. The 4/22 Tahir claimed against the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in Basseterre on Tuesday is the second-best bowling performance in the series. He has yet to go wicketless‚ has conceded more than a run a ball only twice‚ and his economy rate of 6.04 is the best among bowlers who have sent down 10 or more overs. Better yet‚ Tahir’s quiver of wickets includes Chris Gayle‚ Steve Smith and David Warner — the latter twice. You have to wonder about the awkwardness in the Barbados Tridents’ dressing room‚ which Smith shares with Hashim Amla: don’t mention the ball-tampering. Smith‚ Warner and Cameron Bancroft copped lengthy bans for their plot to sandpaper the ball during the...

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