Opening batsman for Bangladesh, became Bangladesh's highest run scorer, Wisden Cricketer of the Year for 2011.
He played in the 2006 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka.
He became just the second Bangladesh player to be named Wisden's Test Player of the Year.
His brother is fellow Test cricketer Nafees Iqbal.
He played against England's Sajid Mahmood in the 2007 Cricket World Cup.