Tamim Iqbal, one of Bangladesh’s greatest cricketers, announced his retirement from the T20 Internationals on Saturday. The 33-year-old, who is currently the captain of ODI Bangladesh, made the announcement on Facebook after the conclusion of Bangladesh’s ODI series against West Indies.
Bangladesh star fly-half Tamim Iqbal announced his retirement from T20I on Saturday after Bangladesh’s recent ODI series against West Indies on Saturday. The 33-year-old, who currently serves as the country’s ODI captain, posted a status on his official Facebook page mentioning that he retired from the T20 internationals after leading Bangladesh to sweep the West Indies in the three-game ODI series in Guyana.
“Please consider me retired from T20Is from today. Thank you all,” Tamim wrote in his native Bengali language. Facebook.
Earlier this year, on January 27, Tamim took a six-month break from T20I cricket, despite playing domestic T20 competition during that time. In fact, he also said recently that he would clarify his position regarding his T20I future, which led to a lot of confusion. In all, he played 78 T20Is and totaled 1,758 runs at an average of 24.08 and a strike rate of 117.2, including one century and seven fifty.
In other formats so far, Tamim has gotten 5,082 runs from 69 tests and 7,943 runs from 228 ODIs.
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