Tamim Iqbal achieved the feat against Oman during Group A Round 1, Match 12 of the ICC World T20 2016 © AFP (File Photo)
Tamim Iqbal achieved the feat against Oman during Group A Round 1, Match 12 of the ICC World T20 2016 © AFP (File Photo)

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal became the first player from Bangladesh to score 1,000 runs in Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket. He achieved the feat against Oman during Group A Round 1, Match 12 of the ICC World T20 2016 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (HPCA) Stadium in Dharamsala on Sunday. Currently, Bangladesh are 29 for no loss in six overs, with the openers Tamim Iqbal on 16 and Soumya Sarkar on 12. Earlier, Oman skipper Sultan Ahmed won the toss and elected to bowl first, as both the teams went with an unchanged squad from their previous game, as they are coming off a win as well, and look to repeat the same tonight again. Full Cricket Scorecard: Bangladesh vs Oman, ICC World T20 2016, Group A match at Dharmasala

Bangladesh take on Oman in ICC World T20 2016, Match 12, Round 1 at Dharmasala on Sunday. Both teams will be on a high remaining unbeaten in both matches in the tournament so far. The winner of this match will make it to the Super-10s of the tournament, where they will be grouped with Australia, India, New Zealand and Pakistan in Group 2. Bangladesh just about edged past Netherlands by eight runs but their next match against Ireland was washed out. Oman on the other hand held on to their nerves and completed a two-wicket win against Ireland in their opening match. Their next match against Netherlands was washed out. Full Cricket Updates: Bangladesh vs Oman, ICC World T20 2016, Group A match at Dharmasala

The winner of this match will take on Australia in their first Super-10 match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. This is Oman’s debut in the ICC World T20 and it will be gigantic step in their brief cricketing history if they manage to win this match and qualify for the Super-10s.