Tamim Iqbal Khan (Bengali: তামিম ইকবাল খান), (born 20 March 1989) is an international Bangladeshi cricketer and former Test captain of the team. Tamim made his One Day International debut in 2007 and played his first Test the following year. A left-handed opening batsman, he is the Bangladeshi’s most successful runscorer to date. Between December 2010 and September 2011 he was vice-captain of the national side.
In 2011 he was named as one of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack’s four Cricketers of the Year, and Wisden’s Test Player of the Year, becoming just the second Bangladeshi player to be awarded the accolade. He plays first-class cricket for Chittagong Division cricket team. He is the highest individual run scorer for Bangladesh in limited over formats and only Bangladeshi cricketer to score centuries in all three formats of the game. Tamim is also Bangladesh’s highest century maker in international matches with 14 centuries, combining all forms of cricket.He scored 206 runs in a test match.He is the best test run scorer of Bangladesh National Cricket Team.
He is currently the 2nd highest run-scorer for Bangladesh in international cricket, including Test matches, ODIs and T20 internationals. He is the second Bangladeshi cricketer to score 3,000 runs in Tests and 4,000 runs in ODIs and also the first Bangladeshi cricketer to go past 1,000 runs in T20Is. He is also the highest run scorer in T20 world cup 2016 hosted by India
He was named an international elite player for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League in 2013