Tamim Iqbal: Bangladesh opener joins Essex Eagles for T20 Blast
Essex Eagles have signed Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal for eight T20 Blast games.
Left-hander Tamim has scored 1,202 runs in 56 Twenty20 international appearances for Bangladesh at an average of 23.56.
The 28-year-old's only previous experience in English domestic cricket came in a five-game spell with Nottinghamshire in 2011.
He could make his Eagles debut when they play Kent at Beckenham on Sunday.