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

Updated on: Jun 19, 2019 3:39 pm IST

  • 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

    International

    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.

    Records

    • 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

    Signature: N/A

     

    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

    Controversies

    • N/A

    Physical Appearance

    Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

    Weight (approx.): 64 kg

    Eye Colour: Black

    Hair Colour: Black

    Family

    Father: Iqbal Khan

    Mother: Nusrat Iqbal

    Sister: N/A

    Brother:  Nafees Iqbal

    Coach/Mentor: N/A

    Religion: Islam

    Address: Chittagong, Bangladesh

    Preferences/Favourite

    Hobbies: Swimming

    Cricketers: Sanath Jayasuriya and Shahid Afridi

    Cricket Ground: N/A

    Athletes: N/A

    Food: N/A

    Artists: N/A

    Films: N/A

    Destinations: N/A

    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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