Mahmudullah makes a surprising choice to retire from Take a look at cricket
Bangladesh’s middle-order batsman Mahmudullah, who scored an unbeaten 150 within the ongoing one-off Take a look at in opposition to Zimbabwe, has introduced his retirement from the longest format of the sport.
“Sure, Mahmudullah had knowledgeable that he doesn’t need to delay his Take a look at profession after this sport. However he didn’t inform us something formally and we’ve to see whether or not it’s an emotional outburst or not,” a top-ranked BCB official informed Cricbuzz.
BCB President Nazmul Hasan asserted that it’s very unusual if somebody retires in the midst of a Take a look at match, and termed the state of affairs ‘uncommon’.
“Nobody formally informed me something. However one referred to as me and knowledgeable that he (Mahmudullah) doesn’t need to play Exams after the continued Take a look at and he informed that to everybody within the dressing room. However I discovered it very uncommon. The sport isn’t over but,” Nazmul was quoted in a number one Bangladesh Day by day Prothom Alo on Friday.
“Now we have written to all of them this time in regards to the format they need to play sooner or later. It was taken 4 or 5 days earlier than leaving for Zimbabwe. Riyad (Mahmudullah) had written that he desires to play in all three codecs, if he will get probability and that’s why he was included to the Take a look at staff,” he mentioned.
“I referred to as him twice at my home and requested him and he confirmed to me that he wished to play Exams. I requested him, will you bowl if vital? He mentioned he would do this too. He’s speaking about retirement now, that’s why I’m completely stunned,” the BCB chief added.
“I feel he could have mentioned it emotionally. In any other case, he’s not speculated to say so in the midst of a Take a look at match after writing to the board,” he mentioned. “If he did it in the midst of the Take a look at, it will put a really unfavorable influence on the gamers and that’s completely unacceptable. Now we have no downside if anybody doesn’t need to play, however it doesn’t make sense to create chaos by saying this in the midst of the collection,” BCB president concluded.
Mahmudullah has additionally informed his sports activities administration firm about his choice to bid farewell to Take a look at cricket.
“Am I match to play Take a look at? I requested myself a number of occasions after getting out in opposition to Pakistan in such ugly method. I wished to seek out the reply whereas I wished to offer the reply as nicely. I discovered the reply in Harare. I do know I’m excellent for Take a look at however I gained’t play on this format anymore,” he was quoted as saying by Imago Sports activities Administration, the corporate that has been managing him for just a few years.