When captain Tamim Iqbal announced his retirement from international cricket in a suddenly called press conference.This was the most surprising thing also because the Cricket World Cup is to be organized in India only after three months.
But just before this, Tamim has given a big blow to the cricket lovers of Bangladesh with his decision.A day earlier, the Bangladesh team had lost to the Afghanistan team, After this defeat, many questions were raised on the Bangladesh team and captain Tamim Iqbal.
In the press conference, Tamim said that at least in the case of international cricket, now all the issues should be closed.He talked about stopping all the speculations and said why this happened, what could have happened - all these discussions should stop now,Tamim Iqbal thanked all the cricketers and teammates who played with him. Along with this, he also thanked the Bangladesh Cricket Board,He also accepted that the decision to say goodbye to international cricket was not an easy one.
Tamim was seen getting emotional while announcing his retirement in this press conference.Generally, Tamim has not been seen to be so emotional in the press conference. He appealed to the people not to gossip and speculate about him.During the press conference, Tamim Iqbal did not tell anything about the reason for his sudden retirement.
Tamim took a break from T20 cricket before the 2021 T20 World Cup. The next year, he also retired from T20.This time also he has announced his retirement 3-4 months before the start of the World Cup.Tamim said- I played cricket to fulfill my father's dream.
It is also being said that Tamim was not fully fit before the series against Afghanistan.Tamim had discussed these apprehensions in the press conference, about which the Bangladesh Cricket Board was not happy.
Tamim has been very worried about his fitness. Because of this also he could not play many matches this year also.Tamim's performance was also not going well these days. In his last ODI match against Afghanistan, Tamim scored 13 runs in 21 balls.