Tamim Iqbal

Country: Bangladesh
Born: March 20, 1989, Chittagong
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Playing role: Opening Batter

Tamim Iqbal Bio

Tamim Iqbal Khan is a prominent cricket player hailing from Bangladesh who has made a significant impact in international cricket. Born on March 20, 1989, in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Tamim has emerged as one of the most promising and talented batsmen in his country. His prowess with the bat, combined with his elegance and natural ability, has earned him a reputation as one of the hardest hitters of the cricket ball in Bangladesh.

Tamim’s cricketing journey began at a young age, and his talent was evident from the early stages of his career. In 2005, when he was just 16 years old, he played a breathtaking knock of 112 runs off 71 balls against England in an Under-19 match, showcasing his immense potential. This outstanding innings played a crucial role in Bangladesh’s victory and marked Tamim as a star to watch out for.

Hailing from a family with cricketing lineage, Tamim comes from a cricketing background. His older brother is Nafis Iqbal Khan, who also represented Bangladesh at the international level, and his uncle is Akram Khan, a former captain of the Bangladesh cricket team. With such a pedigree, it comes as no surprise that Tamim has excelled in the sport.

Tamim made his One-Day International (ODI) debut for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe in February 2007, while his Test debut took place in the same year against New Zealand in Dunedin. In both formats, he made an impact almost immediately. In his test debut, Tamim scored a stylish 84 runs, showcasing his ability to perform under pressure. He quickly became a regular feature in the Bangladesh team and solidified his position at the top of the order.

One of the highlights of Tamim’s career was his exceptional performance in the 2010 Test series against England. He was in superb form against the English bowling attack and scored five scores of more than fifty in six Test innings. The pinnacle of his performance came at Lord’s Cricket Ground in May 2010 when he scored a stunning century, making 103 runs. This innings further solidified his reputation as a batsman to be feared.

Tamim’s aggressive and attacking style of play, coupled with his ability to find gaps and play elegant shots, has made him a fan favorite. His straight drive, executed with textbook-like perfection, has become his trademark shot. He has a keen eye for the ball and possesses excellent footwork, allowing him to dominate the opposition bowlers.

Throughout his career, Tamim has shown consistency and match-winning performances. His maiden ODI century came in 2009 against the West Indies in St Vincent, where he played an instrumental role in securing victory for his team. Furthermore, he set a national record against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo when he scored an unbeaten 154 runs in a challenging chase.

Tamim’s contribution to Bangladesh cricket cannot be overstated. He has become an integral part of the team’s success and a role model for aspiring cricketers in his country. With his natural talent, determination, and remarkable skills, Tamim Iqbal Khan continues to make his mark in international cricket, solidifying his position as one of Bangladesh’s most accomplished batsmen.

Tamim Iqbal Career Stats

Tamim Iqbal Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 70 134 2 5134 206 38.89 8852 57.99 10 31 655 41 20 0
T20Is 78 78 5 1758 103* 24.08 1503 116.96 1 7 188 45 18 0
ODIs 243 240 12 8357 158 36.65 10642 78.52 14 56 925 103 68 0
FC 104 193 9 7945 334* 43.17 - - 17 44 - - 35 0
List A 300 297 17 10829 158 38.67 13281 81.53 22 66 - - 86 0
T20s 254 253 23 7337 141* 31.9 6132 119.65 4 46 759 221 77 0

Tamim Iqbal Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 70 5 30 20 0 - - - 4 - 0 0 0
T20Is 78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 243 2 6 13 0 - - - 13 - 0 0 0
FC 104 - 252 193 0 - - - 4.59 - 0 0 0
List A 300 - 12 19 0 - - - 9.5 - 0 0 0
T20s 254 2 13 18 0 - - - 8.3 - 0 0 0

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