Muhammad Tamim Iqbal Khan (Bengali: ????? ????? ???; born 20 March 1989) is a Bangladeshi international cricketer. 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 Bangladeshis most successful runscorer to date. Between December 2010 and September 2011 he was vice-captain of the national side. Considered as the best batsman ever to have played for Bangladesh, Tamim has set up centuries in all three formats of the game and is also the first Bangladeshi to score 10,000 international runs. On 23 January 2018 against Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka, he became the first batsman for Bangladesh to reach 6,000 runs in ODIs and went past Sanath Jayasuriyas 2,514 runs at the R. Premadasa Stadium to become highest run-scorer at a single venue in ODIs.In 2011 he was named as one of Wisden Cricketers Almanacks four Cricketers of the Year, and Wisdens 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 Bangladeshs highest century maker in international matches with 20 centuries, combining all forms of cricket.
He is currently the 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 5,000 runs in ODIs and also the first Bangladeshi cricketer to go past 1,000 runs in T20Is.He has also achived the most centuries for Bangladesh cricket side.
He was classified as an international elite player for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League in 2013.