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  • Tamim Iqbal during a press conference before Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka ODI Series

    ‘Thinking only about cricket’

    For both Bangladesh and hosts Sri Lanka, the importance of winning the upcoming three-match ODI series between the sides was made clear during the grand pre-series press conference at the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo yesterday.

  • New Zealand pacer Neil Wagner

    Reward for the hard work and game plan: Wagner

    New Zealand pacer Neil Wagner said his five wickets were the just reward for the hard work he put in, especially bowling short deliveries and putting in a lot of effort into his overs, after getting Bangladesh bowled out cheaply on a decent wicket to bat on on the first day of the Hamilton Test.

  • Opener Tamim Iqbal scored a 128-ball 126

    Only ourselves to blame: Tamim

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal said they have only themselves to blame after folding for 234 despite making an excellent start in the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton today. The left-hander, who got out for a 128-ball 126, saw his teammates giving their wickets away cheaply on a surface which looked greenish but offered little assistance to the bowlers.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza-Tamim Iqbal,

    Mash, Tamim take Scenic route

    Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Tamim Iqbal were the last two members of the squad to reach the Scenic Hotel in Napier to join the team after a car journey of over six hours from Auckland yesterday.

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    I was using Mashrafe bhai’s tactics, says Tamim

    Bangladesh and Comilla Victorians batsman Tamim Iqbal said that he took a leaf out of Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s book to infuse not only imbue himself with confidence but also the team.

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    Tamim explodes Dynamites

    Dhaka Dynamites had everything a T20 team would want in their arsenal to win the final of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Yesterday, however, Comilla Victorians had something better in the form of a single player.

  • Comilla Victorians opener Tamim Iqbal gives his cap to Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's son

    Rangpur riding high

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's Rangpur Riders look to have hit top gear when it matters most, confirming first place in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with a whopping nine-wicket victory over Comilla Victorians in their last league match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday.

  • Comilla Victorians’ opener Tamim Iqbal

    Haven’t been this nervous in 7-8 years: Tamim

    After scoring a match-winning 42-ball 73, Comilla Victorians’ opener Tamim Iqbal came to the post-match press conference and said, after two consecutive ducks, he was ‘very nervous’ before taking the crease.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Tamim’s wicket the ‘most valuable’ for Mash

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza caused a top-order collapse for Comilla Victorians with his spell, picking up the wickets of four top-order batsmen. He removed the likes of Evin Lewis and Steve Smith but it was his Bangladesh teammate Tamim Iqbal’s wicket which held the most value for the Rangpur skipper.

  • Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal

    Tamim first to 12k runs

    Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal reached the milestone of 12,000 runs in three formats combined.

  • Tamim Iqbal

    Skilful Tigers continue dominance

    Bangladesh's mode of attack switched from spin in the Tests to pace in yesterday's first ODI, but there was no change in the outcome as the hosts outclassed West Indies by five wickets at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Tamim Iqbal celebrates his century during the 3rd and final ODI match between West Indies and Bangladesh

    Tamim eyeing ODI return

    All the speculation surrounding Tamim Iqbal's possible return to the side for the second Test against West Indies has ended after the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 13-member squad yesterday without Tamim.

  • Tamim Iqbal becomes Cats Eye brand ambassador

    Tamim becomes Cats Eye brand ambassador

    The popular fashion house Cats Eye on Monday signed national cricketer Tamim Iqbal Khan as its brand ambassador. The dashing opener will be seen taking part in different campaigns, promotional and CSR (corporate social responsibilities) activities of the fashion house.

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    Tamim not included in second Test squad

    Tamim Iqbal, who was recuperating from an injury and had to sit out the first Windies Test has not been included in the 13-member squad announced by the Bangladesh Cricket Board today.

  • shakib al hasan injury

    A needless crisis

    An already unlucky Asia Cup went from bad to worse for Bangladesh as before the most important match, yesterday's virtual semifinal against Pakistan, trump card Shakib Al Hasan was ruled out of the tournament.

  • Tamim Iqbal injured

    Tamim to consult specialist in England

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal is expected to travel to England on Thursday to consult a specialised doctor about his left hand's fractured index finger knuckle. The southpaw sustained the injury during the Asia cup opener against Sri Lanka at the bowling of Suranga Lakmal and was subsequently ruled out of the tournament.

  • Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal

    PM asks Tamim about his well-being

    Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called up Bangladesh’s injured opener Tamim Iqbal today at his residence and asked about his well-being.

  • Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal

    A lesson for management too

    After Bangladesh lost the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle by a big margin in March 2017, they famously came back in the next Test to seal a rare away win in their 100th Test match. The players then revealed that they had instituted a policy of holding a players-only team meeting on the eve of each match so that they can talk through problems and find solutions on their own.

  • Tamim Iqbal in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match

    Tamim out of Asia Cup

    After a fair bit of dillydallying on the issue the Bangladesh team management finally confirmed that opener Tamim Iqbal has been officially ruled out of the ongoing Asia Cup.

  • Tamim Iqbal bravery

    Behind the scenes of Tamim's bravery

    Tamim Iqbal's heavily bandaged left hand stuck out of a blue sling as he sat on the dressing room balcony staring off into space. The international match unfolding in front of him -- one that he was at the centre of just an hour and a half ago in hot sunshine before being reduced to a spectator as the Dubai sun was setting-- probably did not register.

  • Tamim Iqbal in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match

    Why keep waiting?

    It has become common knowledge that even though he played a delivery one-handed after coming in at number 11 to allow Bangladesh's innings to continue in Saturday's Asia Cup opener against Sri Lanka, a fractured wrist has effectively ruled Tamim Iqbal out of the rest of the event.

  • India vs Pakistan live score update

    Social media lauds Tamim heroic

    The Bangladesh versus Sri Lanka opener in the Asia Cup was billed as a mouth-watering contest, not just because of how closely fought

  • Mushfiqur Rahim in BPL Player Draft 2018

    ‘Tamim walking out to bat boosted me’

    Mushfiqur Rahim was stranded at 112 unbeaten when Mustafizur Rahim fell to a rather silly run out. Mushfiqur’s face fell, knowing that it was the last wicket since Tamim Iqbal had already gone off the field with a fractured hand.

  • A brave Tamim Iqbal came out to bat with one hand

    Heroes who batted with debilitating injuries

    After Tamim Iqbal’s heroics last night against Sri Lanka, we look back at instances where cricketers risked further injury and put their bodies on the line for their nation. Tamim might have faced only four deliveries overall but his sheer bravery put the wind right back on Bangladesh’s sails

  • Tamim Iqbal in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match

    'It was also a question of Tamim's career'

    Although the scoreboard shows that Tamim Iqbal scored just two runs off four balls in the Asia Cup opener against Sri Lanka , skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza gushes in praise of the opener's bravery

  • Tamim Iqbal's Asia Cup 2018 uncertain due to wrist injury

    Tamim's Asia Cup uncertain

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has suffered a fractured left wrist after being hit by a bouncer from Sri Lanka pacer Suranga Lakmal early in their Asia Cup opener.

  • Afghanistan Premier League

    Tamim, Mushfiqur to play in Afghanistan Premier League

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim will feature for Nangarhar in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League, scheduled to begin from October 5.

  • Tamim Iqbal says

    An unfair disadvantage

    Even before a ball has been bowled in the Asia Cup, the Bangladesh team have been considerably disadvantaged due to what can only be called mismanagement.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza in Bangladesh vs West Indies

    ‘Mashrafe changed the atmosphere’

    Bangladesh had a memorable tour of the West Indies as after having lost the Test series disappointingly, they made a remarkable comeback by clinching the ODI and T20 series.

  • Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal

    ‘Hope Tamim comes out of his shell in T20s as well’

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been in a fantastic vein of form in ODIs throughout 2018, having played many memorable knocks and was able to hone his abilities, often performing the role of anchor, to revel against West Indies, hitting two hundreds and a fifty in three matches as Bangladesh won their first away series in nine years.

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