Tamim developed his love for cricket by playing with oranges in the narrow streets of Chittagong. A true cricketing journey from humble beginnings!

He made his Test debut for Bangladesh at the tender age of 17, becoming the youngest Bangladeshi cricketer to play Test cricket.

Tamim announced his arrival on the world stage by scoring a century in his very first ICC Cricket World Cup match in 2007.

He is the highest run-scorer for Bangladesh in ODIs and Tests, a testament to his consistent excellence.

Tamim and Imrul Kayes hold the record for the highest partnership for any wicket in ODIs for Bangladesh (224 runs).

VHe is the proud recipient of numerous awards, including the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2011.

Tamim's aggressive batting style has also shone in T20 cricket, where he has achieved significant success.