Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah officially retires from Test cricket

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Bangladesh cricketer Mahmudullah (Image source: Twitter@PoppingCreaseSA)

Bangladesh’s star all-rounder Mahmudullah official from Test cricket

has since retired. Mahmudullah has issued a statement issued by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

It is not easy to leave the format that I have been a part of for so long.

Four months after informing his teammates that he would no longer play Test cricket,

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has confirmed that Mahmudullah has retired from the format.

Mahmudullah made the team’s debut on the third day of Bangladesh’s one-off Test against Zimbabwe in Harare.

Had a conversation with him and got the guard of honor on the last morning of the match.

Although retiring from the game does not come in the official capacity in the true sense,

Mahmudullah’s retirement in the middle of the match did not go down well with the chairman of the board, Najmul Hasan.

A statement from Bangladesh star all-rounder Mahmudullah was also attached to that release.
Even when on the last day of that Test match in July, all the players were in their senior position.

Despite bidding farewell to the player, there is no recognition of his decision from BCB till now.

Was. In a press release, the board thanked Mahmudullah for his services in Test cricket.

but did not mention that he had announced his retirement in July itself.

Mahmudullah’s statement was also attached to the release where he spoke against Zimbabwe in the Test team.

I thanked BCB President Hassan for making his comeback.

It’s not easy to leave the format I’ve been a part of for so long: Mahmudullah

Is. I have always thought of taking this decision at a good time and I believe it will be my

The time is right to end Test career. When I return to the Test team, I will extend my support

I wanted to express my gratitude to the BCB President for doing this. He added, I always

my peers and colleagues for encouraging me and believing in my ability

Thanks to the staff. Playing Test cricket for Bangladesh is an absolute honor and

It is a matter of good luck and I will cherish these memories.

Was dropped from the home series against Australia in 2017
I am retiring from Tests, but I will continue to play ODIs and T20 Internationals. i white ball

Will continue to give my best contribution to my country in cricket.

The statements of both the board and Mahmudullah have fueled the ongoing tussle between the two sides over their decision since July.

An uncomfortable chapter ended. Last-minute for the match against Zimbabwe

But was included in the team. Prior to this, he would have been in and out of the Test team from the year 2017.

are. He was dropped from the home series against Australia in 2017 and thereafter

Last year, he has dropped from the team again due to poor form.

Making a strong comeback against Zimbabwe, Mahmudullah scored an unbeaten 150 which was his Test debut.

Career-best score. He added 171 runs for the ninth wicket with Taskin Ahmed.

And led the team to the only big win of the year, by 220 runs. The match played in Harare

It was also Mahmudullah’s 50th Test match. After making his debut against West Indies in 2009

Since then he has scored 2914 runs at an average of 33.49. He took 43 wickets with his off-spin bowling.

Crack it too. Mahmudullah has played six Test matches in Shakib Al Hasan’s absence since 2018.

I led the team and brought a victory.

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