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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal denies 'acid attack' on family behind Essex exit

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 July 2017, 15:32 IST
Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal

The hard hitting Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has denied the reports of acid attack on him and his family.

Tamim took on social media platform Facebook and rejected rumours of quitting the English county cricket club Essex because of a hate crime targeting his family.

Earlier, there were reports that the 28-year-old player's family faced acid attack after that the left-handed batsman quit his county club Essex.

"Some media reported that we were the target of attempted hate crime. This is really not true," the Bangladesh vice-captain posted on his Facebook page.

"England is one my of favourite places to play cricket and Essex have been entirely gracious even though I had to leave early."

Tamim,wife Ayesha and their one-year-old son were alleged attacked after which they returned home, said Bangladesh's Daily Star website.

First published: 12 July 2017, 15:26 IST
 
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