Bangladesh T20I skipper Mahmudullah Riyad introduced his retirement from Check cricket on Wednesday.
Mahmudullah scored 2914 runs in 50 Exams, together with 5 tons of and 16 half-centuries. The proper-armer additionally bagged 43 wickets in an impressive 12-year profession.
Mahmudullah made his Check debut within the 12 months 2009 towards West Indies and played his last match during Bangladesh’s tour of Zimbabwe in July 2021. Curiously, he was named ‘Participant of the Match’ after registering his highest Check rating of 150 not out within the Harare Check in 2021, which turned out to be his final recreation in whites.
The star all-rounder took to social media to bid farewell from the longest format, thanking his household, teammates, coaches and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for the help.
“I’m formally asserting my retirement from check cricket. I acquired the Man of the match award each in my debut & the final check match. Alhamdulillah, It has been an exquisite journey in check cricket. I want to thank my household, teammates, coaches & BCB for his or her help,” Mahmudullah tweeted.
I’m formally asserting my retirement from check cricket. I acquired the Man of the match award each in my debut & the final check match. Alhamdulillah, It has been an exquisite journey in check cricket. I want to thank my household, teammates, coaches & BCB for his or her help. pic.twitter.com/WDEyoKLX4S
— Mahmudullah Riyad (@Mahmudullah30) November 24, 2021
Mahmudullah confirmed that he would proceed to play ODIs and T20I for the nationwide crew and take a look at his greatest to contribute within the white-ball format.
“I had all the time considered occurring a excessive, and I consider that is the best time to finish my Check profession. I wish to lengthen my gratitude to the BCB President for supporting me after I returned to the Check crew. I thank my teammates and the help workers for all the time encouraging me and believing in my potential. It has been an absolute honour and privilege to play Check cricket for Bangladesh, and I’ll cherish the numerous reminiscences. Though I’m retiring from Exams, I’ll nonetheless be enjoying ODIs and T20 internationals and actually wanting ahead to persevering with giving my greatest for my nation in white-ball cricket,” stated Mahmudullah as quoted by Cricbuzz.