Bangladesh T20I skipper Mahmudullah Riyad introduced his retirement from Take a look at cricket on Wednesday.
Mahmudullah scored 2914 runs in 50 Exams, together with 5 a whole bunch and 16 half-centuries. The fitting-armer additionally bagged 43 wickets in an excellent 12-year profession.
Mahmudullah made his Take a look at debut within the yr 2009 in opposition to West Indies and played his last match during Bangladesh’s tour of Zimbabwe in July 2021. Apparently, he was named ‘Participant of the Match’ after registering his highest Take a look at rating of 150 not out within the Harare Take a look at in 2021, which turned out to be his final sport 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 assist.
“I’m formally saying 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 wish to thank my household, teammates, coaches & BCB for his or her assist,” Mahmudullah tweeted.
I’m formally saying 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 wish to thank my household, teammates, coaches & BCB for his or her assist. pic.twitter.com/WDEyoKLX4S
— Mahmudullah Riyad (@Mahmudullah30) November 24, 2021
Mahmudullah confirmed that he would proceed to play ODIs and T20I for the nationwide staff and check out his finest to contribute within the white-ball format.
“I had at all times considered happening a excessive, and I consider that is the precise time to finish my Take a look at profession. I need to lengthen my gratitude to the BCB President for supporting me after I returned to the Take a look at staff. I thank my teammates and the assist workers for at all times encouraging me and believing in my capability. It has been an absolute honour and privilege to play Take a look at 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 trying ahead to persevering with giving my finest for my nation in white-ball cricket,” stated Mahmudullah as quoted by Cricbuzz.