TAMIM IQBAL

  • Twitter explodes as India enter World Cup 2015 semi-finals March 19, 2015

    Rohit Sharma stroked an authoritative century and Umesh Yadav claimed four wickets to help defending champion India advance to the World Cup semi-finals with a 109-run win over Bangladesh on Thursday. Rohit scored 137 off just 126 balls with 14 boundaries and three sixes, sharing a 122 -run fourth-wicket partnership with...
  • As it happened: India vs Bangladesh, 2nd quarter-final March 19, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) As India look to hold on to their winning momentum and register their seventh win on the trot in the tournament, Bangladesh would aim to upset the defending champions just like they did way back in the group stages of 2007. But as...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs Bangladesh, World Cup, Match 37 March 13, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) Pre-match: Bangladesh will seek to exploit New Zealand's weakness against spin and halt the co-hosts' unbeaten run when the teams meet in the World Cup in Hamilton on Friday. Bangladesh surprised everyone by knocking out England with a hard-fought 15-run win on...
  • ICC World Cup: Bangladesh deserved to enter quarter-finals, says Aminul Islam March 10, 2015

    It was a great victory by Bangladesh, who played a sensible, solid game to beat England. Their batting and bowling was disciplined throughout. It looked like the batting lost a bit of momentum in the Powerplay as Mushfiqur Rahim was careful to stay at the crease to help Mahmudullah to...
  • As it happened: England vs Bangladesh, ICC World Cup 2015, Match 33 March 9, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) If Bangladesh beat England, they will create history and will reach the knockout stages of a World Cup for the first time. For England, its a must-win game and a loss here will end their World Cup campaign. Teams: England: Moeen Ali, Ian Bell, Alex...
  • Watch: Bangladesh survive Scottish scare, ICC World Cup Highlights, Day 19 March 6, 2015

    Scotland put up a daunting 318 to chase for Bangladesh, who did it easy in the end to win by four wickets and 1.5 overs to spare. Watch highlights from Day 19 of the ICC World Cup 2015. Missed any of the excitement and drama of #BANvSCO? Catch up now with...
  • As it happened: World Cup warm-ups, Day 5 February 12, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Match 1: West Indies opted to bat against Scotland. Match 2: Ireland opted to field against Bangladesh. Teams: West Indies: Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jonathan Carter, Denesh Ramdin(w), Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Jason Holder(c), Jerome Taylor,...
  • Fit-again Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal delighted with recovery February 10, 2015

    Sydney: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Tuesday said he was delighted with his recovery from knee surgery after hitting 81 in the narrow World Cup warm-up loss to Pakistan. The 25-year-old left-hander showed no ill effects from last month's operation during a 168-run stand for the third wicket with Mohammad Mahmudullah...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 4th ODI November 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Abul Hasan, Jubair Hossain, Rubel Hossain Zimbabwe: Timycen Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan...
  • 2nd ODI: Anamul, Arafat shine as Bangladesh sink Zimbabwe November 23, 2014

    Opening batsmen Anamul Haque and Tamim Iqbal each struck a half-century to set up an easy 68-run win for Bangladesh in the second one-day international against Zimbabwe in Chittagong on Sunday. Anamul made 80 off 110 balls while Tamim cracked 76 off 98 balls as Bangladesh posted 251-7 before dismissing Zimbabwe...
  • 1st ODI: Shakib hits ton as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs November 21, 2014

    Chittagong: Shakib Al Hasan became the 12th cricketer to smash a century and claim four wickets in a one-day international as Bangladesh comfortably beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs in the series opener on Friday. The allrounder picked up 4 for 41 to help Bangladesh bowl the visitors out for 194 after...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI November 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Zimbabwe opted to field against Bangladesh. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza(capt), Arafat Sunny, Al-Amin Hossain, Rubel Hossain Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Hamilton Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura(capt),...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 4 November 15, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Bangladesh reached 23 for 0 without trouble and extended their lead to 152 after bowling out Zimbabwe for 374 on the third day. Imrul Kayes was batting on 11 with Tamim Iqbal on 8 at stumps, as Bangladesh...
  • 3rd Test: Tamim, Imrul tons take Bangladesh to 303 for 2 at stumps on Day 1 November 12, 2014

    Chittagong: Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes scored centuries in a record opening stand and led Bangladesh to a commanding 303 for 2 against Zimbabwe on the first day of the third cricket Test on Wednesday. Kayes struck a career-best 130 while Iqbal made 109. Their stand of 224 surpassed Bangladesh's previous...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 1 November 12, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe at Chittagong Playing XIs: Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza, Brian Chari, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor(capt), Craig Ervine, Elton Chigumbura, Regis Chakabva(wk), Tinashe Panyangara, Natsai Mushangwe, Richmond Mutumbami, Shingirai Masakadza Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 5 November 7, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Shakib's match haul of 10 wickets plus a century helped Bangladesh thump Zimbabwe by 162 runs and win series 2-0. Day 4 Round-up: All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan followed his century with a five-wicket haul as Bangladesh pushed for victory in the...
  • 2nd Test: Bangladesh lead Zimbabwe by 266 on Day 4 November 6, 2014

    Khulna: Bangladesh recovered from a mini collapse in the middle order to reach 201 for 5 and stretch their lead over Zimbabwe to 266 at stumps Thursday on the fourth day. Mahmudullah on 63 will resume the fifth day with Shuvagat Hom, who was on 23. Malcolm Waller was the most...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 4 November 6, 2014

    Fifties by Mominul (54) and Mahmudullah (63*) helped Bangladesh overcome Waller's late strikes to reach 201/5 in their 2nd innings at stumps on Day 4. (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Hamilton Masakadza (154*) and Chakabva (75*) added 142 runs for the sixth wicket...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 3 November 5, 2014

    Hamilton Masakadza (154*) and Chakabva (75*) added 142 runs for the sixth wicket to take Zim to 331/5 at stumps on Day 3 in response to Bangladesh's 433. (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Zimbabwe batted cautiously to reach 53 for 1 at stumps in response to...
  • 2nd Test: Tamim, Shakib tons prop up Bangladesh on Day 2 November 4, 2014

    Khulna: Centuries by Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal were complemented by a Zimbabwe wicket as Bangladesh finished the second day of the second cricket Test on Tuesday in a great position to win the series. Bangladesh, having amassed 430 in their first innings, led by 380 runs after the visitors...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 2 November 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day One Roundup: Opener Tamim Iqbal's restrained batting helped Bangladesh reach 193 for 3 on the first day of the second Test against Zimbabwe on Monday. At stumps, Iqbal was 74 not out with Shakib Al Hasan on 13, leaving the...
  • 2nd Test: Dogged Tamim defies Zimbabwe to take Bangladesh to 193/3 November 3, 2014

    Khulna: Opener Tamim Iqbal's restrained batting helped Bangladesh reach 193 for 3 on the first day of the second Test against Zimbabwe on Monday. At stumps, Iqbal was 74 not out with Shakib Al Hasan on 13, leaving the Zimbabwe bowlers frustrated. Mahmudullah was the other notable scorer with 56. Iqbal made...
  • 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 17, 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...