Bangladesh player Tamim Iqbal has quit the impending release of the T20 World Cup to be played in the United Arab Emirates. The left-hander hasn’t played the 20-over design since the Tigers’ home series against Zimbabwe back in March 2020. Indeed, since January 2019, the Chittagong-conceived cricketer has participated in just three T20Is.
The southpaw figured that in the wake of missing various matches over the most recent couple of months, it will not be directly on his part to be a piece of the playing eleven. In any case, he likewise added that it will not check his retirement from the briefest organization of the game.
Tamim Iqbal opens up
“Since I didn’t partake in the last 15-16 T20s, it will not be reasonable for come unexpectedly and replace the other who played well in those games,” Tamim was cited as saying in United News of Bangladesh.
Tamim Iqbal is at present the second-most noteworthy run-scorer for the Tigers in T20Is beneath Shakib Al Hasan. In 74 matches, the veteran has indented 1701 runs at a normal of 24.65 with one century and seven half-hundreds of years. He stays the lone cricketer from Bangladesh to score a T20I ton.
Tamim Iqbal accomplished the accomplishment against Oman in the 2016 version of the T20 World Cup in India. In all T20 World Cups, Tamim has scored 514 runs from 23 matches at a normal of 24.47. Aside from the ton against Oman, he likewise indented an unbeaten 83 against the Netherlands in Dharamsala.
In Tamim Iqbal’s nonattendance, Bangladesh have utilized many opening players, including Mohammad Naim Shaikh, Soumya Sarkar and Liton Das. As of late, even Mahedi Hasan opened the batting for the Tigers during the five-match T20I series against Australia.
Tamim last played T20 cricket for Prime Bank Cricket Club in the Dhaka Premier League. Preceding that, he likewise drove the Fortune Barisal in the debut Bangabandhu T20 Cup.
Bangladesh are at present set to play a five-match T20I series against New Zealand to begin on September 1 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.
Liton Das has made a rebound to the crew in the wake of missing the series against Australia. The initial openings for Bangladesh in the T20 WC are up in the air.
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