Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has withdrawn his decision to retire from international cricket after an intervention from Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on Friday. He announced his retirement on Thursday after a loss against Afghanistan in the 1st ODI at Chattogram.
According to the foreign media, Tamim Iqbal met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with his wife and Bangladesh’s former captain, Mashrafe Mortaza, on Friday afternoon after being invited for a meeting.
Congratulations to Tamim Iqbal and to Bangladesh fans 🇧🇩♥️— Farid Khan (@_FaridKhan) July 7, 2023
Former captain Mashrafe Mortaza played his part and PM Sheikh Hasina convinced him. He'll represent Bangladesh in the Asia Cup and World Cup 👏 pic.twitter.com/wfUqZYn2Yi