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Imran Tahir becomes the fourth player in history to reach 500 wickets in Twenty20 cricket

<p>Imran Tahir, an accomplished spinner from South Africa, became only the fourth player in T20 history to reach 500 wickets.</p>
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<p>During the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match between Rangpur Riders and Khulna Tigers, the 44-year-old accomplished the feat. His five-over performance of 26 proved to be a vital factor in Rangpur’s triumph.</p>
<p>After taking five wickets, he joined the likes of Sunil Narine, Rashid Khan, and Dwayne Bravo in the select group. With 624 wickets in 571 T20 outings, former West Indies captain DJ Bravo tops the record. Star spinner Rashid Khan of Afghanistan has amassed 556 wickets in 410 matches, while mystery spinner Sunil Narine of the West Indies is ranked third with 532 wickets.</p>
<p>At the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Rangpur captain Nurul Hasan chose to bat after winning the toss.</p>
<p>Following the removal of both openers by Luke Wood in four overs, Shakib Al Hasan bravely battled his way to a scorching 69. He and Mahedi Hasan (60) pieced together a vital 109-run partnership to get 219/5.</p>
<p>The last pyrotechnics display by Skipper Hasan (32 off 13 deliveries) was a major factor in establishing the massive 220.</p>
<p>Tahir twisted the initial order as Khulana were down to 141 while pursuing the objective. Along with captain Anamul Haque (5), Afif Hossain (11), Habibur Rahman (13), Akbar Ali (0), and set batsman Alex Hales (60), he removed them all.</p>
<p>Her outstanding work with the ball enabled Rangpur to win by 78 runs. Right now, they are seated at</p>