‘Changes in mental approach brought success’, says Tamim

'Changes in mentality brought success' says TamimThrough incredible ups and downs in the career, Tamim Iqbal Khan has reached in his height of performance since World Cup 2015. The flambouyant opener scored 4 centuries in 151 innings until WC 2015 and after that, he has so far made 5 tons with 8 half centuries. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ মানসিকতাই বদলে দিয়েছে তামিমকে]

Standing at top of the chart among all Bangladeshi batsmen in every formats of the game, Tamim Iqbal said a change in the frame of mind heralded him much success in recent days.

“Whenever I get the chance to open for my team, I try to lengthen my innings so that it benefits the team. I feel also lucky to be able to do that”- Tamim said.

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“Techniques has never been a matter for me, all relied on mental approach. I talk a lot with seniors, coaches and successful cricketers outside the country when I get opportunities. There is no end of learning. I think everyone should go through learning process” – the left hander opener said.

“I learnt a lot from talking with cricketers like Hashim Amla. I have also talked with some Indian cricketers especially Sachin Tendulkar. The way he talks could make any cricketer better on receiving just a few tips from him. If I will get the chance, I want to talk with Virat Kohli also because he is a master of transforming littles into great innings” – Tamim Iqbal said.

Tamim also revealed his enormous effort upon gaining fitness over the last couple of years, “I’ve reduced almost 10 kg in last two years. it helped me a lot at the end” – he added.