Tamim Iqbal Khan, more popularly known as Tamim Iqbal, is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is currently the captain of the Bangladesh national team in One Day Internationals. Tamim made his ODI debut in 2007 and played his first Test match the following year.
Full name: Tamim Iqbal Khan
Born: March 20, 1989
Age (As of 2023): 33 Years of 2023
Birth Place: Chittagong, Bangladesh
Playing role: Opening batsman
Batting style: Left-hand bat
Uncle: Akram Khan
Brother: Nafees Iqbal
Spouse: Ayesha Siddiqa
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Tamim Iqbal is an excellent opening batsman in the Bangladesh team who made back-to-back hundreds against Pakistan in Mirpur in 2015. Tamim Iqbal is known as a dashing batsman for his aggressive batting. He made four-fifty in four matches in the Asia cup which gave him more recognition. His brother Nafis Iqbal ex-cricketer of the Bangladesh team and his uncle Akram Khan, former captain of the Bangladesh team as well as chairman of the selection committee Bangladesh Cricket Board. He is the best friend of Shakib Al Hasan.
Tamim Iqbal Early life:
Tamim was born on March 20, 1989, in Chittagong to the father, Iqbal Khan and mother Nusrat Iqbal. His family is prestigious around the port city. His family is also well-known for cricket. Because his father was very much fond of cricket, Tamim’s elder brother was a national team player; and uncle was the national team captain and present prime selector of the national team.
Tamim Iqbal Career:
He made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe on 9 February 2007 and his Test debut against New Zealand on 4 January 2008. T20 debut is on 1 September 2007 against Kenya. He is regarded as the best dashing batsman around the countryside. His absolutely magnificent dashing batting style attracted the crowd very much. He showed his terrific performance against India by doing his maiden World Cup fifty in 2007. Tamim is the third-youngest player to reach 1,000 Test runs after Sachin Tendulkar and compatriot Mohammad Ashraful. According to Wisden Cricketer Magazine, Tamim Iqbal was selected as the best player in October 2010.
Tamim Iqbal tied a knot with a beautiful girl Ayesha Siddiqa on June 22, 2013, after 8 years of courtship. Together the couple has a son named Mohammed Arham Iqbal born in 2006. At first, Tamim met Ayesha Siddiqa Sunshine Grammar School, Chittagong, and fall in love with the beautiful girl when she was in Standard 8 and Tamim level A. He proposed to Ayesha with the help of his female friend but she refused like most Bangladeshi females, later they build up a friendship together.
Tamim became upset when Ayesha’s family sent her to Malaysia for higher study as he didn’t get the chance in the National Team of Bangladesh hard to meet with the lover going Malaysia. Later, he frequently visits Malaysia in purpose to meet Ayesha Siddiqa. Their lover relation comes to a successful end with marriage like his friend Shakib Al Hasan.
Major teams: Bangladesh, Asia XI, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Under-19s, Chittagong Division Nottinghamshire, and Pune Warriors.
Tamim Iqbal Height, Weight, and Body Measurement:
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Weight: 64 kg
Chest: 39 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Shoe size: 10 US