[caption id="attachment_808761" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-808761" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Tamim-Iqbal-1.jpg" alt="Tamim Iqbal" width="628" height="355" /> Tamim Iqbal (AFP Photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/tamim-iqbal/news/">Tamim Iqbal</a> was 86 not out as <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/bangladesh/">Bangladesh</a> made light of the conditions and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/new-zealand/">New Zealand</a>'s reputation to dominate the opening session of the first Test in Hamilton on Thursday. <p></p> <p></p>The impressive Tamim was particularly harsh on New Zealand's strike bowlers <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/tim-southee/news/">Tim Southee</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/trent-boult/news/">Trent Boult</a> as Bangladesh went to lunch at 122 for two. <p></p> <p></p>New Zealand captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kane-williamson/news/">Kane Williamson</a> had no hesitation in bowling when he won the toss with a green-tinged wicket beckoning. <p></p> <p></p>But despite New Zealand being newly installed as the second-ranked Test side in the world, it was the ninth-ranked Bangladesh who dictated the terms. <p></p> <p></p>Tamim and Shadman Islam hammered the bowling at a pace that was notably absent when they were rolled 3-0 in the recent one-day series. <p></p> <p></p>After six overs they were 33 without loss, with 26 runs taken off Southee. <p></p> <p></p>Boult had none for eight after four overs but his next three cost 31 runs with Tamim cracking four boundaries off one over. <p></p> <p></p>He did, however, bowl Shadman in that period for 24 to end a 57-run opening stand. <p></p> <p></p>Tamim, who survived a caught and bowled chance to Colin de Grandhomme on 65, had faced 85 deliveries for his 86 and hit 15 fours. <p></p> <p></p>Mominul Haque was the second wicket to fall, caught behind down the leg side off Neil Wagner for 12 before lunch.