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newscricketa month ago

Tamim Iqbal hints at stepping away from one format of the game to prolong career

Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal has conceded that it won’t be practically possible for him to continue playing all 3 formats, and revealed that he might soon retire from one of the three formats of the game. Tamim insisted that he might have to give up one format in order to prolong his career.
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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs BAN | We are going nowhere if we continue to disappoint like this series, admits Tamim Iqbal

On the back of an embarrassing 0-3 loss for Bangladesh, Tamim Iqbal slashed that Bangladesh isn’t going anywhere in world cricket if they continue to disappoint like this series. He also added that the Tigers had too many ‘tame’ dismissals in the third ODI that they have to keep a lookout for.
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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs BAN | Too many soft dismissals cost Bangladesh, laments Tamim Iqbal

Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal lamented multiple batsmen from his side perishing ‘softly’ in the first ODI and admitted that the Bangladeshi batsmen were to blame for their own downfall. After being skittled out for a modest 131, Bangladesh saw the Kiwis knock-off the target in just 21 overs.
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newscricket6 months ago

Reports | Mahmudullah found COVID positive, set to miss PSL playoffs

According to reports, Bangladesh’s T20I captain Mahmudullah has been tested positive for COVID-19 and is set to miss the Pakistan Super League playoffs, where he was called in as a replacement. Mahmudullah was supposed to travel on Sunday, but instead, he went into self-isolation.
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newscricketa year ago

Was unsure if I would be able to handle Zaheer Khan’s pace in 2007 World Cup, reveals Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal, who starred in Bangaldesh’s famous upset over India in the 2007 World Cup, revealed that prior to batting in that match, he had doubts over his own ability to tackle Zaheer Khan’s pace. Tamim further revealed that he spent the whole match admiring his idols Sachin, Dravid and Ganguly.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli’s fitness revolution changed Bangladesh cricket, reveals Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal recalls that as soon as India started working closely towards being fitter, with Virat Kohli in the team, it impacted Bangladesh cricket in a very positive way. He added that not only did it give him the motivation but also helped him lose as much as nine kgs after the 2015 World Cup.
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newscricketa year ago

Always feel a player should be open to changes, asserts Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli, in an Instagram Live Chat with Tamim Iqbal, has stated that a player should be open to changes and otherwise bowlers will figure out his plans and make the changes themselves. Kohli has further stated that he changed his stance in order to be more flexible and that worked like a charm.
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newscricketa year ago

Took it as two T20 match while chasing against Sri Lanka in Hobart, reveals Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has stated that his approach to the Hobart ODI match against Sri Lanka was that of taking it as two T20 games, which eventually became a fruitful one. Kohli has further revealed that chasing gives him clarity of the situation which propels him to break the game down in parts.
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newscricketa year ago

Was mercilessly trolled for dropping Rohit Sharma in World Cup, reveals Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal, who dropped Rohit Sharma on 9 in Bangladesh’s World Cup encounter vs India in 2019, revealed that fans mercilessly trolled him for dropping the Mumbaikar, who went on to score a century in that match. Tamim further questioned Rohit as to why he always performed against the Tigers.
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newscricketa year ago

Passionate India and Bangladesh fans criticise us from all corners, reveals Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has revealed that the passionate fans from the neighbouring countries - India and Bangladesh - criticise their players from all corners. Incidentally, he also admitted that Bangladesh is one place where Virat Kohli’s Indian team does not get any fan support whatsoever.
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