Tamim Iqbal reveres retirement decision at Bangladesh PM’s request

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Tamim Iqbal and former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza with PM Sheikh Hasina at her residence. — Facebook/Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
Tamim Iqbal and former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza with PM Sheikh Hasina at her residence. — Fb/Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

Tamim Iqbal’s retirement lasted solely 24 hours because the southpaw reversed his resolution to hold his boots in worldwide cricket on the request of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Tamim determined to take his retirement again after a gathering with the Bangladesh premier.

Tamim, 34, was invited to fulfill PM Hasina at her residence, the place he was current together with his spouse, his former captain Mashrafe Mortaza and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan.

Taking to Fb, Tamim shared an image of his assembly with the Bangladesh PM with the caption: “Cannot say no to the honourable prime minister”.

The BCB had introduced Litton Das as an interim captain for the second and third ODIs in opposition to Afghanistan, however now which will change because the left-handed opener has taken his retirement again.

Earlier, Tamim introduced his shock retirement from worldwide cricket on Thursday (July 6), only a day after captaining his group within the first ODI in opposition to Afghanistan in Chittagong.

The 34-year-old was in tears after bringing the curtain down on his 16-year worldwide profession in a press convention.

“That is the tip for me,” Tamim, who made his worldwide debut in a 2007 ODI in opposition to Zimbabwe in Harare, advised reporters.

“I’ve given my greatest. I’ve tried my greatest. I’m retiring from worldwide cricket at this second.

“I wish to thank all my teammates, coaches, BCB officers, my relations, and those that have been with me by my lengthy journey. They stored religion in me.

“I additionally wish to thank the followers. Your love and religion in me impressed me to offer my absolute best for Bangladesh. I wish to ask on your prayers for the subsequent chapter of my life. Please preserve me in your prayers.”

Left-handed opener Tamim amassed 15,000-plus runs in worldwide cricket, together with 25 centuries.

He collected 8,313 runs in ODI cricket, which is the very best by a Bangladesh batter, and his 14 tons on this format can be greater than any of his compatriots.