Tamim gets a chance to hit three successive tons

Tamim Iqbal might have missed the golden opportunity to score 1000 runs in Test cricket as first Bangladeshi batsman in 2010 but another record beckons the country’s swashbuckling opener. When the one-off Test against Zimbabwe will begin on August 4, Tamim, arguably the best opener Bangladesh has ever produced will get the chance to hit successive three centuries in

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Tamim cleared to play Test in Zimbabwe

Bangladesh can heave a sigh of relief as opener Tamim Iqbal has been cleared to play the one-off Test match against Zimbabwe next month after a scan on his injured groin on Sunday showed no severe damage.
Tamim picked up the groin injury in his penultimate match for Nottinghamshire in the Friend Life Twenty-20 tournament and was given a week’s rest after he returned from England on

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Tamim looks to make up for lost time

Bangladesh vice-captain Tamim Iqbal said on Saturday that it will take one or two more practice sessions for himself and skipper Sakib al Hasan to get up to the speed with the rest of the squad after missing a large part of the preparation camp for the tour of Zimbabwe.
Tamim was away in England playing for Nottinghamshire in the Friends Life Twenty-20 tournament

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Sakib caught by Tamim again

Tamim Iqbal tasted success against Sakib al Hasan in their friendly-rivalry for the second time in a row as his Nottinghamshire beat Worcestershire by 25 runs to finish top of the North Group of Friends Life Twenty20 competition on Friday.
Tamim took the catch of Sakib as he did in their previous encounter to end his innings on 13 after

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Tamim steals the show

Tamim Iqbal came up trumps in the battle of Bangladesh at New Road in Worcester on Tuesday night as his Nottinghamshire beat Shakib Al Hasan’s Worcestershire by ten runs in the Friends Life t20.
The left-handed opener hammered 35 off 25 balls with the help of three boundaries and one six that made a dent in the member’s stand roof. His innings, and that of his opening partner Alex Hales

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Shakib-Tamim face off today

Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan’s Worcestershire and vice captain Tamim Iqbal’s Nottinghamshire will lock horn in their much awaited match today in the Friends LifeT20 tournament at the Pears’ home ground New Road.
While Bangladesh vice captain Tamim Iqbal influenced Notts’ superb victory by five wickets over Yorkshire with a blistering 47 off 37 balls which included five boundaries and two over boundaries, Bangladesh

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Tamim to make county debut today

Bangladesh vice captain and opening batsman Tamim Iqbal will make his county debut today for the Nottinghamshire in their match against Derbyshire in the Friends Life T20 championship.
Upon his arrival at the Heathrow Airport, the left handed batsman was received by the Nott’s manager Mick Newell. Before making his debut today, Tamim attended the practise session with the rest of

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Tamim’s tips for Young Tigers

National opener Tamim Iqbal asked the young cricketers of the GP-BCB Academy to take time in mastering a single shot instead of trying to learn too many shots at a time.
Tamim had an hour-long session with the budding 24 players at the Academy on Wednesday, sharing his experience at the international level and giving tips on how to be a successful

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England becomes new hub for Tigers

England is increasingly becoming the new hub for Bangladeshi cricketers as at least six Bangladeshi players are currently involved in their domestic cricket.
The latest in the list is national team opener and vice-captain Tamim Iqbal, who has been picked up by Nottinghamshire for their ongoing Friends Life Twenty20

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Tamim goes Outlaws

Tamim Iqbal’s dream of playing in English county cricket is about to be a reality as the dashing opener is all set to be signed up by Nottinghamshire.
Bangladesh vice-captain Tamim yesterday informed that Notts Outlaws confirmed his services for the next six matches in the Friends Life t20 tournament. Tamim will be the second

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T20 luck not on Tamim’s side

In his short international career, Tamim Iqbal has already passed one test. In the span of five seasons, he has shed the ‘one-hit wonder’ tag to build himself as a Test opener and last year, he blossomed against two top bowling attacks.
He was primed for the World Cup but he ended the campaign with just a single half-century and

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Defeat spoils Tamim’s birthday party

Mumbai:  Tamim Iqbal, who turned 22 on Sunday, accepted the congratulatory message, saying, “Thank you”,  to this scribe. Had Bangladesh won its crucial World Cup match against South Africa on Saturday, the team could have had a grand party and his birthday celebration as well. “After leaving the team hotel, he preferred to celebrate the day in Dhaka (Tamim has a house in the same building in Dhaka, where his

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Tamim gives Porterfield the biggest headache

While the Bangladesh spinners are understandably posing the biggest threat for Ireland in today’s crucial game, the visiting captain William Porterfield is also wary of the damage that opener Tamim Iqbal can cause to his untried attack. 
Tamim, regarded as one of the most fearsome openers in world cricket, already showed he

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Tamim looks on positives

The day after the opening match of the World Cup has been one full of sighs and yawns, the lack of interest and people around the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, the premise so much in vogue over the last week or so, could be interpreted in many ways but it would be too hasty to suggest that all is lost for the Tigers.
Nor is the tournament over but after Saturday’s fervour, it is safe to say that the thousands

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‘Potter’ Tamim’s favourite

Room to Read, an organisation which focuses on increasing literacy and gender equality in education will be partnered by the ICC in promoting the global literacy campaign during the 2011 World Cup.
Among the cricket-playing countries in which Room to Read publishes books, establishes libraries and builds schools are Cricket World Cup hosts Bangladesh, India and

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Tamim hungry for century

When Tamim Iqbal is on song, the Bangladeshi fans hardly have any chance to be disappointed. Expectations run very high whenever the Chittagong lad gets going but the irony is that despite his master blaster reputation Tamim has never scored a century in his own ground.
Before the beginning of his practice session on Thursday evening, Tamim was queried about

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