Mahmudullah Riyad

Riyad’s farewell from T20Is in New Zealand?

According to sources in the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), the board might consider giving farewell to stalwart Mahmudullah Riyad from the T20 format in one of the matches during Bangladesh's tri-nation T20I series in New Zealand next month.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Sriram compares Mahmudullah’s exclusion to Dhoni's

Bangladesh T20 cricket team’s technical consultant, Sridharan Sriram, mentioned it is the right time to consider Mahmudullah Riyad's replacement as the veteran cricketer was excluded from the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia, slated to begin in mid-October this year.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Riyad’s farewell from T20Is in New Zealand?

According to sources in the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), the board might consider giving farewell to stalwart Mahmudullah Riyad from the T20 format in one of the matches during Bangladesh's tri-nation T20I series in New Zealand next month.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Mushfiqur gears up for change

Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is known as ‘Mr. Dependable’ for his cool and collective approach to batting in the middle-order. It has been his ability to keep the scoring-rate ticking in the middle overs with soft hands and patient technique that has seen Bangladesh through on many challenging situations.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

No Riyad in Zim T20s was not the right decision: Domingo

Bangladesh head coach, Russell Domingo, said that he considered not taking Mahmudullah Riyad initially for the Zimbabwe T20s was the wrong thing to do.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Riyad's poetic justice

The similarities were uncanny, the possibilities either too cruel or poetically just. The actor and his nemesis were the same, as were the stage and situation, give or take a wicket here and a run there.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Afif, Anamul step up but Tigers still found wanting

Slow scoring rate, lack of firepower and inability to convert fifties into centuries once again cost Bangladesh as the Tigers posted a below-par total in the final and third ODI against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club today.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Mahmudullah anchors Bangladesh to 290

Mahmudullah Riyad scored his 26th ODI half-century as Bangladesh posted a challenging total of 290 for nine against Zimbabwe in the second ODI at the Harare Sports Club on Tuesday.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

‘Zimbabwe are a dangerous side at home’

For Bangladesh, things have been chaotic in Tests and T20Is both on and off the field lately. The Test and T20I sides have seen sudden change in leadership, with Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah Riyad being stripped of captaincy of the Test and T20Is respectively.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Neither experimentation nor solidity

If the squad in the Zimbabwe T20Is was an actual attempt at finding players, Mahmudullah's inclusion did not make sense. More worrying is the fact that if BCB seems to know what senior stars are capable of, why did they bring in someone whose own lack of form had seen him rested and shorn of captaincy just before the series?

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Did think-tank's exercise serve any purpose?

Although there was little at stake for Bangladesh in the three-match T20I series against Zimbabwe, there were keen eyes on the performance from the new-look squad led by new skipper Nurul Hasan Sohan.