Tamim Iqbal

  • 1st Test: Mushfiqur Rahim leads Bangladesh fightback on Day 4 September 9, 2014

    Kingstown: Captain Mushfiqur Rahim struck an unbeaten 70 on Monday as Bangladesh batted doggedly to reach 256 for 5 in their second innings on day four as they faced an uphill battle to save the first Test against the West Indies at Arnos Vale Sports Complex. The tourists, forced to follow...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs India, 2nd ODI June 17, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim may feel that sans players like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, it's almost India A touring Bangladesh; but the way the visitors chased a challenging 272 and eventually won the raincurtailed first ODI via...
  • As it happened: India vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI June 15, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a lastminute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the threematch rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the...
  • World T20, Ban vs Nep: as it happened March 18, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Mushfiqur Rahim has won the toss and Bangladesh will bowl. Teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim*†, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza, Al-Amin Hossain, Abdur Razzak. Nepal: SP Khakurel, Sagar Pun, G Malla, P Khadka,...
  • We can't take Bangladesh lightly even without Shakib: Karthik February 25, 2014

    Mirpur: India stumper Dinesh Karthik feels that it will be foolish on their part if they take Bangladesh for granted considering their two premier performers Shakib-al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal are out due to various reasons. Tamim has been rested for the tournament due to neck strain while Shakib has been...
  • Injured Tamim Iqbal ruled out of Asia Cup February 23, 2014

    Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal will miss the coming Asia Cup due to a neck strain as the BCB selectors announced Bangladesh's squad for the tournament. The left-handed batsman had also missed Bangladesh's three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka, which ended in a 3-0 rout. "We will not be getting Tamim...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI February 18, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: Bangladesh have won the toss and will bowl first against Sri Lanka. Match Conditions: The match has been reduced to a 43over game after wet outfield delayed start. Hosts Bangladesh are still winless since their subcontinental rivals began their tour, losing...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20 February 14, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Sri Lanka won the 1st T20 beating Bangladesh in lastball thriller. Bangladesh finished on 166 for 7 in reply to Sri Lanka's 168 for 7. In the first match, Bangladesh's openers made a decent start of 52 in 7 overs...
  • 1st T20, Ban vs SL: as it happened February 12, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. To prepare for the bigger battle at the ICC World Twenty20 will be on Sri Lanka and Bangladesh's mind when the two subcontinent teams face each other in the first T20 international at Chittagong on Wednesday. The twomatch series will...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 5 February 8, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Kumar Sangakkara became only the second player to hit a triple century and a century in the same match as Sri Lanka remained on track to win the second Test against Bangladesh. After Sri Lanka declared their second innings on...
  • 2nd Test: Sangakkara scores hundred to lift SL on Day 4 February 7, 2014

    Chittagong: Kumar Sangakkara became only the second player to hit a triple century and a century in the same match as Sri Lanka remained on track to win the second Test against Bangladesh on Friday with a day remaining. After Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 305 for 4, setting...
  • Ban vs SL, 2nd Test Day 1: as it happened February 4, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sri Lanka routed Bangladesh by an innings in the first Test at Mirpur and they will look for the same sort of result in the second and final Test in Chittagong. Whether it's batting or bowling, Sri Lanka were clinical...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test January 30, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 roundup: Mahela Jayawardene become Test cricket's sixthhighest rungetter with a glorious unbeaten doublecentury as Sri Lanka compounded Bangladesh's misery in the first Test. Having gained a mammoth lead of 498 runs, Sri Lanka reduced Bangladesh to 351 in...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 January 29, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 roundup: Opener Kaushal Silva hit a maiden Test century to lead a dominant batting display by Sri Lanka on the second day. Silva scored 139 as the tourists reached 3755 by stumps. Sri Lanka will resume on Wednesday...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2 January 28, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 roundup: Kaushal Sliva hit 30 and Dimuth Karunarate scored 28 to help Sri Lanka reach 60 for 0 at stumps on the first day of the first Test against Bangladesh on Monday. The Sri Lankans were still trailing...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1 January 27, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Sri Lanka will look to bounce back after an embarrassing setback last week as Angelo Mathews' tourists begin a twoTest series against an equally inconsistent Bangladesh from Monday. The Islanders were left redfaced when Pakistan chased down 302 in 57.3...
  • 3rd ODI: Bangladesh eye whitewash, NZ consolation win November 2, 2013

    Buoyed by the serieswinning lead in the second ODI at Mirpur, Bangladesh have pressure off their minds while New Zealand will like to fly back home with at least one win in the third ODI at Fatullah on Sunday. Bangladesh won the first two games at Mirpur in the threematch...
  • 2nd ODI: Bangladesh win series with a comfortable victory over NZ October 31, 2013

    Sohag Gazi and Mashrafe Mortaza claimed three wickets each Thursday to help Bangladesh win the second oneday international against New Zealand by 40 runs. Chasing the target of 248, New Zealand faltered on 207 in the 47th over as Gazi returned 334 and Mortaza finished with 343. They were accompanied by...
  • 2nd Test: Mominul, Tamim thwart New Zealand charge on Day 4 October 25, 2013

    Mirpur: Mominul Haque smashed his second Test century to help Bangladesh cruise to 269 for 3 and took a 114run lead over New Zealand at stumps on the fourth day of the second cricket Test on Thursday. Mominul remained unbeaten to score 126 off 225 balls that included 16 boundaries, while...
  • 2nd Test: Rain forces early stumps on Day 1, Bangladesh 228/5 October 21, 2013

    Dhaka: Opener Tamim Iqbal scored 95 runs to help Bangladesh reach 228 for 5 at tea on the first day of the second cricket Test against New Zealand on Monday before rain suspended play for the day. Tamim's 95 came off 153 balls that included 17 boundaries. Kane Williamson took a...
  • 3rd ODI: Zimbabwe look to clinch series against Bangladesh May 7, 2013

    Bulawayo: Zimbabwe and Bangladesh go into Wednesday's third and final oneday international in Bulawayo locked at one match apiece, yet it is the hosts who know they will need to improve their game if they are to claim a rare series victory. After being humiliated by 121 runs in the first...
  • 2nd ODI: Zimbabwe seek batting turnaround against Bangladesh May 4, 2013

    Bulawayo: Zimbabwe's batsmen go into Sunday's second oneday international against Bangladesh knowing that they must cast aside their suicidal tendencies if they are to keep the series alive. The hosts were bowled out for just 148 inside 33 overs as they lost the first onedayer by 121 runs on Friday, with...
  • 1st ODI: Zimbabwe, Bangladesh switch to 50over format May 2, 2013

    Bulawayo: Having contested a hardfought tied Test series, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh turn their focus to the 50over format with the first of three ODIs starting here on Friday. Bangladesh bossed the hosts in the second Test at Harare to level the series, and will take that spirited performance in the...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI March 25, 2013

    After being put in to bat by Bangladesh, Sri Lanka were 33 for 0 when rain stopped play and didn't relent, forcing the umpires to call off the game. Sri Lanka innings 6:45 p.m. The match has been called off after four hours of continuous rain here at Hambantota. That leaves Sri...
  • Maiden callup for Shamsur Rahman after Tamim injury March 25, 2013

    Colombo: Bangladesh has called up Shamsur Rahman for the remainder of the ODI series against Sri Lanka. Rahman is replacing the injured Tamim Iqbal, who suffered a hairline fracture to his right thumb during the series opener on Saturday. "It is a fracture which normally takes around four to six weeks...
  • Sri Lanka look to seal series in second onedayer March 24, 2013

    Hambantota: After trouncing Bangladesh by eight wickets in the first onedayer, Sri Lanka would like to seal the threematch series in the second outing here on Monday. However, for Bangladesh this would be a doordie affair in order to stay alive in the series. Bangladesh who were put in to bat...
  • BPL: Rajshahi triumph over Burners in a run feast January 29, 2013

    Chittagong: Duronto Rajshahi notched up their second win of this season edging out a Barisal Burners by four runs in a match that saw over 400 runs being scored in 40 overs at the MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong on Monday. After winning the toss, Rajshahi captain Jahurul Islam opted to bat...
  • Rajshahi triumph over Burners in a run feast January 29, 2013

    Chittagong: Duronto Rajshahi notched up their second win of this season edging out a Barisal Burners by four runs in a match that saw over 400 runs being scored in 40 overs at the MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong on Monday. After winning the toss, Rajshahi captain Jahurul Islam opted to...
  • Samuels moves to sixth spot in ICC rankings December 11, 2012

    Dubai: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels continued to make rapid movement in the ICC T20 International player rankings, reaching sixth spot in the latest list released Tuesday. In the rankings, which were released after the oneoff match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Samuels moved up 13 places to...