Cape Town - The Proteas struggled throughout this year's Cricket World Cup as their early elimination was confirmed after they fell to their fifth defeat in seven matches.

However, one thing Proteas are topping the log at is memes - and the king is none other than Proteas spinner Imran Tahir!

Tahir has picked up 10 wickets to date and with each one came his customary exuberant celebration which sees him sprinting off towards midwicket - or the covers.

READ: Believe it, it's true ... Tahir is SA's No 1 World Cup bowler!

The 40-year-old announced prior to the start of the tournament that this will be his last World Cup for South Africa.

His unique wicket-taking celebrations are something no cricketing fan will ever forget.

Here are some of the memes of Tahir that have gone viral on social media: