By: PTI | Georgetown (guyana) |
July 17, 2022 10:53:33 am
Tamim Iqbal has announced his retirement from T20I. (File)
Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal has announced his retirement from T20 Internationals following his side’s 50-over series win against the West Indies.
Bangladesh swept the three-match ODI series on Saturday.
“Please consider me retired from T20Is from today. Thank you everyone,” Tamim wrote on his official Facebook page.
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He played his last T20 International in March 2020.
The 33-year-old has played 78 T20 Internationals, scoring 1758 runs at 24.08.
In January, Tamim had taken a six month break from the shortest format but he did feature in a domestic tournament during that period.
Tamim is one of the best openers to have come out of Bangladesh, having scored 5082 runs in Tests and 7943 runs in ODIs.
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