When Tamim Iqbal won hearts with the bat despite a broken wrist in the Asia Cup

Bangladesh opener and former ODI captain Tamim Iqbal has retired from all forms of international cricket. Tamim Iqbal Bangladeshi Cricket is a big name of batting in Bangladeshi cricket. After his teary-eyed announcement, fans remembered his courage when he came out to bat for his team despite a broken wrist.

In that match, Tamim Iqbal came out to bat, got injured, went to the hospital, came back with a fractured wrist and batted again, this time with one hand. His bold step was highly praised then as well and is happening even today.

In this match of the Asia Cup 2018 played in the United Arab Emirates, doctors had told Tamim that the Asia Cup was over for him due to a fracture in his left wrist, but hours later, Tamim landed at the crease at the fall of the 9th wicket and left with a hand. Batted from

He opened the batting with century-scorer Mushfiqur Rahim and helped put on 32 runs for the last wicket to help his side post 261 as Bangladesh registered a big win over Sri Lanka in their tournament opener.

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza said after the match that ‘there was a lot of pressure, 2 wickets fell quickly and Tamim could not bat but he decided to bat again. If he didn’t want to bat, no one could force him to do so.

The captain had said that Tamim’s ouster was a big blow for Bangladesh. He also termed Mushfiqur’s innings as one of the best innings by a cricketer from his country. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews regretted his team’s big defeat but he also praised Tamim.

Mushfiqur scored his career-best 144 runs in 150 balls with the help of 11 fours and 4 sixes. This was the 6th ODI century of his career, which helped the team to score 261 runs in 49.3 overs. In response, the Sri Lankan team could only manage 124 runs in 35.2 overs.

such a career

In a career spanning 16 years, Iqbal scored 5,134 runs in 70 Tests, including 10 centuries and one double century. His ability as a top-order batsman in ODI cricket has been impressive, with him scoring 8,313 runs in 241 matches. In which 14 centuries were scored, which is also the highest number of centuries by any player for Bangladesh. He is also the third highest run scorer among current cricketers, behind Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.

Iqbal made his international debut in 2007 and scored 15,000 runs in international cricket, including 25 centuries and 94 half-centuries. Iqbal had said goodbye to T20 international cricket in the year 2021 and he played his last Test against Ireland in April. The BCB is yet to announce the captain in the 50-over format.

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