Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad on Wednesday introduced his retirement from Check Cricket, Worldwide Cricket Council confirmed on its official web site.
The 35-year-old performed 50 Check matches for Bangladesh in his 11 years affiliation with the oldest format. He scored 2914 runs on the strike price of 33.49 and claimed 43 wickets at 45.43.
Mahmudullah pronounces retirement from Check cricket
In his ultimate Check in opposition to Zimbabwe in July, Mahmudullah remained unbeaten on 150 within the first innings as Bangladesh gained the match by 220 runs.
Absolute honour and privilege to play Check cricket for Bangladesh: Mahmudullah
The all-rounder mentioned that it was his absolute honour to play for Bangladesh in Check and thanked the nationwide board for its assist.
“Leaving a format of which I’ve been part of for such a very long time just isn’t straightforward. I had all the time considered happening a excessive and I consider that is the proper time to finish my Check profession,” Mahmudullah mentioned in an announcement, as reported by ICC.
“I wish to prolong my gratitude to the BCB President for supporting me after I returned to the Check crew. I thank my teammates and the assist workers for all the time encouraging me and believing in my capacity. It has been an absolute honour and privilege to play Check cricket for Bangladesh and I’ll cherish the various reminiscences.
“Though I’m retiring from Checks, I’ll nonetheless be taking part in ODIs and T20 internationals and actually wanting ahead to proceed giving my finest for my nation in white ball cricket,” the assertion additional learn.
Mahmudullah is the captain of Bangladesh’s T20I facet, and lately they have been whitewashed by Pakistan within the three-match T20I collection. Bangladesh additionally misplaced all of their Tremendous 12 fixtures within the T20 World Cup in UAE.
Bangladesh will sit up for the two-match Check collection in opposition to Pakistan after shedding the T20I collection. The primary Check begins on November 26 on the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.