Tamim Iqbal Appointed Bangladesh's 'Long-Term' ODI Captain

Tamim Iqbal has been appointed Bangladesh’s full-time ODI captain, starting with the one-off ODI towards Pakistan on April 1.

Tamim will take over from Mashrafe Mortaza, who stepped down from the put up because the three-match collection towards Zimbabwe which Bangladesh swept. Mortaza will proceed as participant if he’s picked.

“After the assembly at the moment, the board has unanimously determined that Tamim Iqbal will probably be Bangladesh’s ODI captain,” BCB president Nazmul Hassan was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo. “He would be the captain for the long run as we now have moved away from our choice to call one other captain subsequent 12 months. We aren’t giving any ensures, however he’s our long run captain.”

Tamim has led Bangladesh in three ODIs prior to now, towards Sri Lanka final 12 months when Mortaza was not current.

He has performed 207 ODIs, scoring 7202 runs at a mean of 36.74. The 30-year-old has additionally performed 60 Exams and 77 T20Is.





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