Tamim Iqbal Achieved Unbeaten 334 in BCL

Tamim Iqbal Achieved Unbeaten 334 in BCL

Tamim Iqbal Achieved Unbeaten 334 in BCL

In the current Bangladesh Cricket League in Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Tamim Iqbal broke a record and put his name in history. 

Tamim Iqbal of the East Zone recently broke the record for the highest score in first-class cricket by a Bangladeshi batsman with his unbeaten 334. The East Zone won the toss and elected themselves to field. 

Iqbal faced a total of 426 balls and received recognition from the Bangladesh Cricket Board on his effort as the left-handed batsman.

In an interview yesterday, Iqbal said, ‘I was very determined. The wicket was playing good and the wicket was not spinning or doing that much and so I kept it very simple. After scoring three hundred, I took some chances’.

He continued, ‘And in the whole innings, I don't think I had to do anything special. I just kept on batting, playing cricketing shots. And I was looking for boundary options rather than hitting over boundaries’.

The first time a Bangladeshi batsman reached a first-class triple century was in March 2007 when Raqibul Hasan scored a 313. Meanwhile, the second instance was in 2014 when Kumar Sangakkara reached 319 in a Test match. 

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