Tamim visits Mirpur
Former ODI captain Tamim Iqbal came to the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday while the national team players were going through the last day of their fitness drills before the start of skill training on August 8.
It was his first visit to the home of Bangladesh cricket since he announced that he was stepping down as ODI captain.
Tamim spent time in the medical department, and according to sources, the southpaw discussed his rehabilitation process with the doctors. He later visited the cricket operations department before leaving the BCB premises.
The 34-year-old is suffering from a back injury which has sidelined him from the upcoming Asia Cup in Sri Lanka and Pakistan. His current rehabilitation plan is to overcome the injury issues and return for Bangladesh's home ODI series against New Zealand right before the World Cup in India
Tamim's initial two-week rest is set to continue till August 11 after which the left-handed opener will begin his rehabilitation.