Sunday, April 14, 2024

Adamant Mahmudullah rejects offer of retirement

Sports Desk : Former Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah turned down a Bangladesh Cricket Board proposal to retire gracefully from the field, an official said on Thursday. BCB cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus told New Age that they had offered Mahmudullah to retire from the field with a match in the forthcoming tri-nation series in New ... Read more

Mahmudullah dropped from World Cup squad

Sports Desk : Mahmudullah was severely criticized by fans on social media for his batting style in the shortest version of the game Former T20I skipper experienced batter Mahmudullah Riyad has been dropped from the 15-man squad of the forthcoming T20 World Cup in Australia next month as premier all-rounder Shakib al Hasan will ... Read more

Mushfiqur to keep leading

BCB announces list of contracted players Mushfiqur Rahim has been retained as captain of the Bangladesh national cricket team and Mahmudullah Riyad will continue as his deputy for the upcoming tours of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. The decision was taken during an emergency meeting of the BCB’s (Bangladesh Cricket Board) ad-hoc executive committee at the ... Read more

A Simple Man

The Tigers’ silent performer Mahmudullah Riyad, who already won the hearts of millions of cricket lovers for his elegant style of batting, was happy with his consistent performance with the bat as well as effective contribution with the ball in Bangladesh’s home series against the West Indies, and was delighted with the way his team ... Read more

Mahmudullah fancies chances in World T20

National vice-captain Mahmudullah is optimistic about their chances in the forthcoming ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka as he thinks the Pallekele International ground, where Bangladesh is scheduled to play their group phase matches, will suit their team. Bangladesh will take on Pakistan and New Zealand respectively at the same ground where

Mahmudullah joins SLPL, Asharful could follow soon

National cricket team’s vice-captain Mahmudullah became the latest Bangladeshi to join the Sri Lankan Premier League when he signed for Basnahira Cricket Dundee at the weekend. The all-rounder, who could not get a team despite having his name on the players’ list made by the Sri Lanka Cricket for the seven franchises, joined Tamim Iqbal, ... Read more

‘Sharing experience is the key’

Bangladesh spin-bowling all-rounders Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad said that they were looking forward to sharing the experience of former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, who joined the Tigers training camp as a specialist spin bowling coach yesterday. The former Pakistan off-spinner, who arrived on Tuesday, had his first session with

Good start key: Riyad

Mahmudullah Riyad is usually a man of few words, but the newly-appointed vice-captain of the Tigers makes his point precisely. Despite the West Indies having the ICC Emerging Player of the Year, Devender Bishoo, as their leading spinner, the Tigers are concerned of the opposition pace attack. Kemar Roach, Ravi Rampaul and Carlos Brathwaite make ... Read more

Tigers trio preach virtues of reading

They could not believe their eyes: the national cricket team heroes are here playing with them! “Am I dreaming?” Ismat Ara Shyama asked herself, stopping for a while as she and her classmates surrounded Bangladesh players Junaed Siddique, Mahmudullah Riyad and Shahriar Nafees. The three national cricketers yesterday went to the Kishalay Girls’ School and ... Read more