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Unwanted record for Tamim Iqbal


Published : 16 Jul 2021 10:11 PM | Updated : 16 Jul 2021 10:11 PM

Tamim Iqbal returned to the dressing room for naught in the first ODI of the series against Zimbabwe in Harare. Returning to the pavilion with 0 runs, the ODI captain of Bangladesh has written his name in an undesirable record book.

Tamim now holds the record for the most number of ducks by a Bangladesh cricketer in international cricket. Earlier this record was held by Mashrafe bin Mortaza. The former ODI captain was dismissed for ducks 33 times. Tamim surpassed Mashrafe in Harare today with 34 ducks. Meanwhile, even in the One Day International cricket, Tamim is now at the top of the table of ducks among Bangladesh players. 

Former captain Habibul Bashar held the r

Most ‘Ducks’ or Zeroes in Int’l cricket (BD players)

1. Tamim Iqbal - 34

2. Mashrafe bin Mortaza - 33

3. Mohammad Ashraful - 31

4. Mushfiqur Rahim - 26

5. Habibul Bashar – 25


Most ‘Ducks’ or Zeroes in ODI’s cricket (BD players)

1. Tamim Iqbal - 19

2. Habibul Bashar - 18

3. Mashrafe bin Mortaza - 15

4. Mohammad Rafique - 15

5. Mohammad Ashraful 13

Most ‘Ducks’ or Zeroes as an ODI opener

1. Sanath Jayasuriya - 29

2. Chris Gayle – 23

3. Tamim Iqbal - 19

4. Herschelle Gibbs – 17

5. Adam Gilchrist - 17


Most ‘Ducks’ or Zeroes as an Int’l opener

1. Sanath Jayasuriya - 45

2. Chris Gayle – 40

3. Tamim Iqbal - 34

4. Herschelle Gibbs – 29

5. Virender Sehwag - 29

ecord for the most number of ducks (18) runs with Tamim. Bangladesh ODI captain bags 19 now.