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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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

    Father's son, mother's pride

    As Tamim Iqbal walked onto the field in Dubai on Saturday to bat with a fractured wrist against Sri Lanka, a mother sat praying in front of a television set thousands of miles away.

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    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

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    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.

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    ‘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

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    '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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    ‘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.

  • Bangladesh win ODI series vs West Indies

    Tigers take ODI series

    Buoyed by a century from Tamim Iqbal, some good bowling and work in the field coupled with the West Indies' struggles in the middle overs, Bangladesh secured a somewhat nervy 18-run win in the series-deciding ODI in Basseterre to seal a 2-1 win yesterday.

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    Tamim's 'special' toil

    One stat hints at Tamim Iqbal's importance to Bangladesh cricket -- of his 10 ODI centuries, seven have come in winning causes. His performance during his most recent century, the 160-ball 130 that set up Bangladesh's 48-run win over West Indies in Sunday's first ODI, holds ample evidence of why the team's success is often allied with Tamim's.

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st ODI result

    Tigers rally to win first ODI

    Opener Tamim Iqbal and all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan were in the midst of a stirring partnership to lift the beleaguered Bangladesh team in the first ODI against West

  • Nazmul the answer to the opening dilemma

    The Bangladesh team management's biggest concern heading into the new season, which will begin in June with the upcoming three-match T20I series against Afghanistan, is finding a stable opening partner for Tamim Iqbal in all three formats.

  • Injury updates and Debashish's yellow card

    There is some good news and some bad news in the long list of injured cricketers in the Bangladesh camp, to which Nasir Hossain

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    Tamim's reports sent to Australia

    Bangladesh national team physio Thihan Chandramohan travelled to Australia with Tamim Iqbal's scan reports yesterday to consult with

  • Good start is always important: Tamim

    In the first three games of the tri-nation ODI series, Tamim Iqbal scored 84 not out, 84 and 76 as Bangladesh looked managed to

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    Liked the way he celebrated: Tamim

    It was a day of a few milestones. The Tigers posted 347-4, their highest score on a single day in a Test match. Mominul Haque

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    Tamim scales twin peaks

    It was a day where Tamim Iqbal added another couple of feathers to his cap as the dashing left-hander became the first Bangladeshi

  • Tamim to miss third SA ODI

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal is set to miss the third ODI against South Africa on Sunday due to an aggravation of the thigh muscle injury that kept him out of the second Test and first ODI, team management in South Africa informs.

  • 'Goal is to become the best batsman in the world'

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal says that his goal is to become the best batsman in the world.

  • Tamim, Essex mutually excited

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal flew for England yesterday to play for English county side Essex Eagles in the NatWest T20 blast. The

  • Tamim gets $5000 reward

    Peshawar Zalmi, the franchisee that Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal plays for in the Pakistan Super League announces a reward of 5000 US dollars for the left-hander in a show of appreciation for his performance in the ICC World Twenty20.

  • Asia Cup: Mustafiz may miss, Tamim likely to join

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman may miss rest of the team’s games of the Asia Cup due to his injuries which he suffered during the last match against Sri Lanka, while opener Tamim Iqbal is likely to replace him in the squad for the tournament.

  • Tamim becomes father

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal begins a new innings of his life --parenthood-- as the star cricketer and his wife Ayesha Siddiqa welcomed their first born to the world today.

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