Shakib, Tamim return to Test squad for South Africa series

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and opener Tamim Iqbal have been included in Bangladesh’s 18-man Test squad for their two-match series against South Africa starting on March 31 in Durban.
Shakib was rumoured to skip the Test series against the Proteas but the all-rounder, who last played in the format against Pakistan back in November 2021, is named in the

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‘Tamim doesn’t want to play T20Is’

Bangladesh opener and one-day international captain Tamim Iqbal doesn’t want to return and play T20 cricket with the national team anymore, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday.
‘He [Tamim] told me, please don’t force me to return. If you say so, I must return and play. But I don’t really want to play in this [T20] format,’ Nazmul told

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Tamim opts out of T20 WC

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Wednesday made himself unavailable for selection for the forthcoming Twenty20 World Cup to make way for other openers who have played more T20s for the Tigers in recent times.
The Twenty20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in UAE and Oman from October 17 to November 14 and Bangladesh have been put in preliminary round

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Tamim looks forward to Zimbabwe series

National opener Tamim Iqbal said on Wednesday that he is looking forward to the upcoming home series against Zimbabwe leaving behind the disappointment of not being able to play the series against Australia. Zimbabwe will arrive in Bangladesh on November2 to play three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 internationals against the Tigers.

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Sakib, Tamim open to join PSL

Bangladesh’s all-rounder Sakib al Hasan and opener Tamim Iqbal said on Monday that they will be available for the inaugural edition of Pakistan Super League Twenty20 cricket tournament provided there is no objection from Bangladesh Cricket Board. The Pakistan Cricket Board has planned to hold the league from February 4-25 in Qatar with around 25 foreign

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De Kock fined for shoulder barging Tamim

South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been fined for shoulder barging Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal during the ongoing first Test in Chittagong, the International Cricket Council said Thursday.
De Kock, 22, was fined 75 per cent of his undisclosed match fee for walking in front of the stumps to physically confront the batsman at the stroke of lunch on the second

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Tamim may skip BCL

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal may skip last-phase match of Bangladesh Cricket League as precaution of his knee injury ahead of upcoming home series against India, said Bangladesh Cricket Board official on Monday. Tamim went to Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday to get an update on his next course of action for his latest injury that made him suffer to some

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Tamim fined for dissent

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal was fined 10 per cent of his match fee after pleading guilty to a Level 1 breach of the International Cricket Council code of conduct during the third day’s play of the second Test match against Zimbabwe in Harare, said an ICC press release.
Tamim, who scored 49 runs in the first innings, was

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Tamim aims at Zimbabwe

TOURING Bangladesh batsman, Tamim Iqbal, says the Tigers are prepared to launch a strong offensive when they clash with Zimbabwe in a month-long tour that begins next Wednesday.
Tamiml, who made his debut in Zimbabwe in 2007, is not expecting an easy outing against their close rivals and said Bangladesh are aware of the challenge

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Tamim declared fit for SL series

Bangladesh Cricket Board can breathe a sigh of relief as their opener Tamim Iqbal will be fit ahead of the series against Sri Lanka after having a two-week rest for a hair-line crack in his injured hand.
Tamim sustained the injury during the match between Duronto Rajshahi and Sylhet Royals in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League on February 5 that put him in serious doubt for the

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Injury scare for Tamim

Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal suffered an injury scare on Tuesday while he was fielding for Duronto Rajshahi during his side’s Bangladesh Premier League match against Sylhet Royals.
Tamim left the field in sheer pain after he was hit by the ball during the 15th over of Royals’ innings and could not take any further part in the game. He was later taken to a nearby

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Tamim fined for slow over rate

Duronto Rajshahi captain Tamim Iqbal became the first cricketer to receive a penalty in the Bangladesh Premier after the match referee fined him Tk 50,000 for maintaining a slow over rate during their match against Sylhet Royals.
Match referee Roquibul Hassan imposed the fine after Duronto were ruled to be two overs

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Tamim returns fresh, modified

Having scored two half-centuries and two scores of above 30 in six games, Tamim Iqbal’s short stint with the Wellington Firebirds in the HRV cup, a T20 competition in New Zealand, turned out to be quite a successful one for the left-handed opener. The batsman, who opened the innings alongside Jesse Ryder in the competition, provided early impetus with the bat in

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Tamim ends on a high

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal finished his stint for the Wellington Firebirds with a 41 against Otago at the Wellington ground yesterday. The Firebirds, who were chasing a target of 170, ended on 158 for 6 with Tamim the top-scorer.
The left-hander will play no further part in the HRV Cup as he is scheduled to return to

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Tamim continues to shine in NZ

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal continued to shine in HRV Cup Twenty20 tournament in New Zealand when he hammered 74 off 47 balls to steer Wellington Firebirds to a massive 57-run win over Canterbury Wizards on Sunday. Tamim struck eight fours and three sixes and put on 71 runs with equally devastating Jesse Ryder in the opening stand in the match at

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Tamim shines in New Year

Bangladeshi opening batsman Tamim Iqbal started off the New Year with a brilliant 68 in the HRV Twenty20 Cup though his team Wellington Firebirds lost the match to Northern Districts by nine wickets at Bay Oval on Tuesday. The dashing left hander, who was out on a duck in his previous match, struck four fours and equal number of sixes during his blistering knock

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