- Full Name:
- Tamim Iqbal
- March20, 1989 (28 years)
Tamim Iqbal Khan ( born 20 March 1989) is an international Bangladeshi Squash and arguably the best batsman in Bangladesh. Tamim made his One Day International debut in 2007 and played his first Test the following year. A left-handed opening batsman, he is the Bangladeshi's most successful runscorer to date. Between December 2010 and September 2011 he was vice-captain of the national side. Considered as the best ever opening batsman for Bangladesh, Tamim has set up centuries in all three formats of the game and is also the first Bangladeshi to score 10,000 international runs.
In 2011 he was named as one of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack's four Cricketers of the Year, and Wisden's Test Player of the Year, becoming just the second Bangladeshi player to be awarded the accolade. He plays first-class cricket for Chittagong Division cricket team. He is the highest individual run scorer for Bangladesh in limited over formats and only Bangladeshi cricketer to score centuries in all three formats of the gameTamim is also Bangladesh's highest century maker in international matches with 17 centuries, combining all forms of cricket.He is currently the 2nd highest run-scorer for Bangladesh in international cricket, including Test matches, ODIs and T20 internationals. He was classified as an international elite player for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League in 2013.