WI vs BAN: Tamim Iqbal became the second Bangladesh batsman after Mushfiqur Rahim to reach the 5000 Test run landmark.
Tamim Iqbal Mushfiqur Rahim After 5000 Test Runs:-
The 33-year-old has become the second Bangladesh batsman after Bangladesh national cricket team opener Tamim Iqbal Mushfiqur Rahim to reach the milestone of 5000 Test runs.
Tamim Iqbal completed the 5000 Test run milestone in the first Test of the two-match Test series against the West Indies national cricket team at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua, on the first day of the Test on Thursday, 16 June.
Just 19 runs short of 5000 test runs before the first test
The legendary Bangladesh batsman was just 19 runs short of the 5000 Test run milestone before the first Test against West Indies and he easily achieved the milestone in the match.
He reached the 5000-run milestone in the purest format of the game when he flicked a Kemar Roach delivery through midwicket to collect three runs.
Tamim Iqbal achieves 5000 test runs in 68 games:-
In the first Test against West Indies, Tamim Iqbal was dismissed by Alzarri Joseph in the 14th over. And he could score 29 runs in 43 balls including 4 fours.
Tamim has played a total of 68 Test matches for the Bangladesh national cricket team and has scored 5010 runs in 129 innings at an average of 39.44.
He also broke 10 centuries and 31 half-centuries:-
His best score is 206. Also, he has also broken 10 centuries and 31 half-centuries. The purest format of the game.
Notably, Tamim Iqbal had the opportunity to become. The first Bangladeshi batsman to score 5000 Test runs in the series against Sri Lanka in Chattogram last month.
Tamim was batting on 133 off 217 balls when he suffered a convulsion and had to retire hurt. Making Mushfiqur Rahim the first Bangladeshi batsman to achieve the 5000 Test run milestone.
Mushfiqur has scored 5235 Test runs in 82 matches at an average of 37.93, including 9 centuries and 25 half-centuries.