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Tamim shows up in Mirpur


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Bangladesh batter Tamim Iqbal was seen at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday for the first time since he announced to step down as ODI captain.

The national team cricketers are going through their fitness training at SBNCS under trainer Nick Lee. They will undergo skill training on August 8.


Tamim, who returned to the country on 31 July after receiving treatment in London held a discussion with the BCB medical team. He later visited the cricket operations department before leaving the BCB premises.


The 34-year-old stepped down from the captaincy citing back injury problem after holding a meeting with senior officials following treatment.

Tamim was given 1.5 months of mental break to recover from the back injury which ruled him out of the Asia Cup. 

His current rehabilitation plan will to overcome the injury issues and return for Bangladesh's home ODI series against New Zealand right before the World Cup in India.