Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has introduced his retirement from T20 Internationals. He confirmed his determination after the conclusion of the three-match ODI collection towards West Indies on Saturday (July 16). Underneath Tamim’s management, Bangladesh clear swept the house workforce successful all three matches slightly comfortably. Nevertheless, publish the third ODI, the left-hander revealed his determination in an official Fb publish.
The 33-year-old had taken a break from T20Is after session with the BCB in January this yr and hadn’t performed within the format for Bangladesh since then. Nevertheless, he featured in a home match within the shortest format throughout this era. In the meantime, there was numerous confusion over his availability in T20Is after six months.
Tamim Iqbal was additionally sad with the board officers making statements about his T20I profession. He didn’t function within the West Indies T20 collection both. With the T20 World Cup quick approaching, a choice needed to be taken and the southpaw lastly determined to name it quits from the format. “Please contemplate me retired from T20Is from at the moment. Thanks everybody,” he wrote on his official Fb web page in Bangla.
Tamim Iqbal performed 78 T20Is for Bangladesh
Tamim Iqbal performed 78 T20 Internationals for Bangladesh after making his debut in 2007. He scored 1758 runs at a median of 24.08 and a strike price of 117.2 whereas hitting seven fifties and a century. He was one of many important causes for Bangladesh’s quick-fire begins in numerous matches. Although Tamim hasn’t indicated a lot relating to his future within the different codecs, it appears he’s prepared to proceed taking part in for his nation.
As for his efficiency within the ODI collection, the Chittagong-born cricketer led from the entrance to finish up as the very best run-getter. Tamim Iqbal scored 117 runs in three matches at a median of 58.5 within the collection and was the one participant to cross the three-figure mark. Nicholas Pooran was the subsequent greatest batter with 91 runs in three outings in what was a low-scoring ODI collection.