IPL 2018: Imran Tahir can’t hide his excitement for CSK’s first home game
The leg-spinner carries emotions with him on the ground and is a highly exuberant cricketer.
Updated - Apr 10, 2018 1:12 pm
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are all set to host Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the fifth match of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season. MA Chidambaram Stadium will stage its first game of the T20 extravaganza in last two years. The excitement among the fans in the city has been absolutely brilliant ever since the return of the franchise was confirmed. However, even Imran Tahir is upbeat about the prospects of his team in the game and has urged CSK fans to set the stage on fire with their support during the game.
They marked a memorable return to the fray of the IPL by beating the defending champions by just 1 wicket in a thrilling encounter. Cheapuk is no less than a fortress for them as the slow pitch suits CSK’s style of play. Tahir will play a huge role on Tuesday definitely as the wicket is expected to assist the spinners and he will have Ravindra Jadeja to support him. It will be a fascinating battle between some of the T20 superstars on the night and the jam-packed crowd will be in for a treat.
Tahir learning Tamil?
Imran Tahir had expressed his excitement to play in the first game of the IPL recently and won the hearts by tweeting in Tamil. It seems that he is learning the new language as the leggie from the rainbow nation has once again posted a message in Tamil on social media website Twitter. He urged CSK fans to create an amazing atmosphere in the Stadium ahead of the first home game of the Men in Yellow. Another win for CSK will surely start the ball rolling for them in the tournament.
“Excitement is beyond imagination for our 1st home game of the season tonight.Hopefully, the lovable chennai crowd will set the atmosphere ablaze with their support.Ithu anbala serntha kootam azhikka mudiyathu #eduda vandiya poduda whistle,” he tweeted.
Tahir himself will also be eyeing to improve his performance from last game as a lot is expected of him by the team and he needs to deliver the goods soon.
Here’ Tahir’s tweet:
Excitement is beyond imagination for our 1st home game of the season tonight.Hopefully the lovable chennai crowd will set the atmosphere ablaze with their support.Ithu anbala serntha kootam azhikka mudiyathu #eduda vandiya poduda whistle
— Imran Tahir (@ImranTahirSA) April 10, 2018