Thursday, December 9, 2021

BCB: Mahmudullah announces retirement from Test cricket

Must Read

David Hussey and Blair Crouch on Haris Rauf returning to Melbourne Stars for BBL|11

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of David Hussey and Blair Crouch “We can’t wait to see Haris Rauf back at...

James Rosengarten, General Manager, Melbourne Renegades welcoming Tyrepower as Melbourne Renegades new Premier Partner for BBL|11

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of James Rosengarten “With a strong presence in Victoria and beyond, plus a focus on...

Andrew Sweet, Chief Commercial Officer, South Australian Cricket Association announcing the partnership with an Australian owned and operated crypto exchange, SWYFTX

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of Andrew Sweet “The BBL is a leader in Australian sports entertainment, and the Strikers...

Photo Credit: Bangladesh Cricket Board

Bangladesh allrounder Md Mahmudullah has announced his retirement from Test cricket after a 12-year career. The 35-year old played his 50th and last Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club in July this year with Bangladesh recording a 220-run win.

In his final innings the right-hander made an unbeaten 150, his fifth hundred in Tests, and was adjudged the player of the match. In all Mahmudullah scored 2914 runs at an average of 33.49 and took 43 wickets in Tests. He has also captained Bangladesh in six Test matches.

In a statement, Mahmudullah said: “Leaving a format of which I have been a part of for such a long time is not easy. I had always thought of going on a high and I believe this is the right time to end my Test career.

“ I want to extend my gratitude to the BCB President for supporting me when I returned to the Test team. I thank my teammates and the support staff for always encouraging me and believing in my ability. It has been an absolute honour and privilege to play Test cricket for Bangladesh and I will cherish the many memories.

“Although I am retiring from Tests, I will still be playing ODIs and T20 internationals and really looking forward to continue giving my best for my country in white ball cricket.”

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

become a cricexec insider!

Join for free and get:

  • The cricexec “daily briefing” newsletter
  • Exclusive industry reports
  • Invitations to industry events
  • Early access to industry job postings
  • Many other benefits!

Latest News

David Hussey and Blair Crouch on Haris Rauf returning to Melbourne Stars for BBL|11

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of David Hussey and Blair Crouch “We can’t wait to see Haris Rauf back at...

James Rosengarten, General Manager, Melbourne Renegades welcoming Tyrepower as Melbourne Renegades new Premier Partner for BBL|11

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of James Rosengarten “With a strong presence in Victoria and beyond, plus a focus on providing great customer service and...

Andrew Sweet, Chief Commercial Officer, South Australian Cricket Association announcing the partnership with an Australian owned and operated crypto exchange, SWYFTX

Photo Credit: LinkedIn profile photo of Andrew Sweet “The BBL is a leader in Australian sports entertainment, and the Strikers are excited to welcome a...

Here’s cheers – Queensland Cricket and XXXX to bat on

Photo Credit: Queensland Cricket ONE of the most iconic partnerships in Queensland sport is set to continue. With summers in the Sunshine State long associated with both cricket and XXXX,...

PCA delivers inclusivity education to academies

Photo Credit: Professional Cricketers' Association Education underway with all 18 first-class academies to benefit. The PCA has started delivering inclusivity education to the next generation of...

More Articles Like This

Cricexec Newsletter