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| On Updated : Jun 19, 2019 3:39 PM IST

Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh Cricketer): Profile, Records, Wife, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

Tamim Iqbal is the highest run-getter in the history of Bangladesh Cricket. A left-hand opening batsman, Tamim was the breakout star for Bangladesh in 2007 Cricket World Cup.

Name: Tamim Iqbal

Nickname: N/A

Role: Batsman

Source: Mid-Day

Cricket Career


Test Debut: vs New Zealand  on 4th January 2008

ODI Debut: vs Zimbabwe in Wellington on 9th February 2007

T20I Debut: vs Kenya in Nairobi on 1st September 2007

Career Turning Point: N/A

Jersey Number: #28 (Bangladesh)

Major Teams: Bangladesh, Asia XI, Chittagong Vikings, Peshawar Zalmi and Duronto Rajshahi.


  • Highest run-getter for Bangladesh in Test and ODIs
  • Only Bangladeshi to score a ton in all three formats of the game.

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 20th March 1989

Age (as of May 2019): 30 Years

Birth Place: Chittagong, Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Pisces

School: N/A

College: N/A

Educational Qualifications: N/A

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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: N/A

Wife: Ayesha Siddiqui

Source: Hindustan Times

Marriage Date: N/A

Children: Son: Mohammad Arham Iqbal

Awards and recognitions

  • Wisden Cricketer's Almanac's and Wisden's Test Player of the Year in 2011.
  • He was also named as ‘International Elite Player' for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League in 2013


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Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 64 kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black


Father: Iqbal Khan

Mother: Nusrat Iqbal

Sister: N/A

Brother: Nafees Iqbal

Coach/Mentor: N/A

Religion: Islam

Address: Chittagong, Bangladesh


Hobbies: Swimming

Cricketers: Sanath Jayasuriya and Shahid Afridi

Cricket Ground: N/A

Athletes: N/A

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Tattoos: N/A

Smoking/Drinking: No

Lesser Known Facts

  • The passion for the cricket came early in his life because of his Uncle and brother who were also professional cricketers.
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