There’s been a lot of praise for Tamim Iqbal after he decided to drop out of the upcoming T20 World Cup. Tamim Iqbal Receives Praise From Mashrafe Mortaza Former captain and the Bangladesh board have called Tamim Iqbal the visionary one. Meanwhile, BCB president Nazmul Hassan revealed that Tamim has withdrawn himself even after knowing he was in the World Cup squad.
Mashrafe explained how Tamim Iqbal chose to skip the T20 to concentrate on Tests and ODIs.
“Everyone should respect Tamim’s decision, There’s no doubt that Tamim is one of the best batsmen in Bangladesh. His statistics say so. He had every qualification to play in the T20 World Cup, and it is well known that the cricket board and team management would keep him in the squad“.
Tamim would create a lot of pressure on himself when playing: Mashrafe
“Tamim will continue to be one of the best batsmen but nobody wants to see him lose form by playing T20s forcibly. Tamim has a lot more matches to win for Bangladesh. There were reasons behind his decision. His injury is one of them. He hasn’t played the last 16 matches. He would create a lot of pressure on himself when playing after such a long break. It could affect his form in Tests and ODIs”, he added.
Iqbal has explained that many youngsters tried for his positions however the BCB president told that Iqbal was their first choice player and he made a good decision by considering the situation.
“He was our first choice. He was in the squad for the T20 World Cup. But after he informed us, he is no longer on the team. He will contest other world championships in the future. It was a brave decision, not that easy. Everyone wants to play the World Cup, but he thought about it and then talked to us. He thought it would be an injustice to play in front of those who are playing now, ”he said.
Tamim Iqbal has earned a lot of respect by making this decision and Receives Praise From Mashrafe Mortaza Everybody dreams to play the world cup and he analyzed; made a decision because it would’ve been an injustice he got a chance ahead of other talented players.