Tamim Iqbal withdraws his decision to retire from international cricket at behest of Bangladesh PM

Tamim Iqbal

New Delhi: Bangladesh cricket team’s dashing batsman Tamim Iqbal has withdrawn his decision to retire from international cricket. It is being told that he has withdrawn his decision on the advice of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Significantly, on Thursday, July 6, Tamim Iqbal announced his retirement in a press conference. According to reports, Tamim was also advised by Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hasan to withdraw his decision. He will field for the Bangladesh team in the ICC ODI World Cup, 2023, to be hosted by India.

According to a sports news agency, Nazmul Hasan said that he told Tamim’s brother Nafees that Tamim should at least captain the team in this series (against Afghanistan). The issue of retirement can be discussed after this series. This decision should not be taken at the moment. However, at the behest of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Tamim Iqbal will once again be seen playing for Bangladesh.

Tamim Iqbal has played for Bangladesh in all three formats of cricket in his international cricket career. He has batted brilliantly in many matches. He has also played many winning innings.

Tamim Iqbal

The history of international cricket confirms that Tamim Iqbal started his international cricket career in February 2007 from Bangladesh. He has scored the most runs in ODI cricket for Bangladesh. He has scored a total of 8313 runs in ODI cricket so far, which includes 14 centuries. Remind you that Tamim is currently the third highest run-scorer in ODIs among active players in the world of international cricket after Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Talking about Test cricket, Tamim Iqbal has scored 5134 runs in 70 Test matches, which includes 10 centuries.