Proteas in Australia
Tahir sets unwanted record
Cape Town - Proteas leg-spinner Imran Tahir has become the most expensive bowler in Test match history without bagging a solitary wicket.
Tahir's nightmare Test in Adelaide, where he picked up a game “haul” of 0/260
(23-0-180-0 and 14-1-80-0), has earned him this unwanted record.
Just as significantly, the awful bruising saw his Test
bowling average balloon from 40.19 to 50.19, which will likely see him replaced by Robin Peterson
for the final Test of the series in Perth next week.Video: Australia v South Africa: Day 4 highlights
The Australians are in a dominant position to take a 1-0 series lead going into the final day's play in Adelaide.
The Proteas, chasing 430 for victory, are currently 77 for four in their second innings with AB de Villiers (12) and Faf du Plessis (19) occupying the crease.