Biography of Mahmudullah Riyad, the gentleman of world cricket


Mahmudullah Riyad (Bengali: মাহমুদুল্লাহ রিয়াদ; born 4 February 1986), often known simply as Mahmudullah, is a Bangladeshicricketer and the current T20I captain. He has played First-class and List A cricket for Dhaka Division and has represented Bangladesh in all forms of the game. An all-rounder, he is a lower or middle-order batsman as well as an off spin bowler. He is prominent for his ability to finish a close limited over game. He is the first Bangladeshi to score a World Cup hundred.


Mahmudullah Riyad

Personal Details

FULL NAMEMohammad Mahmudullah
BORNFebruary 4, 1986
AGE34 Years, 1 Months, 18 Days
BOWLINGOff break
BATTING RANKTest – 51, ODI – 51, World Cup – 51, T20I – 29
BOWLING RANKTest – 66, ODI – NA, World Cup – NA, T20I – NA
TEAMS PLAYEDBangladesh, Bangladesh A, Dhaka Division, Dhaka Metropolis, Bangladesh Under-19, Bangladesh Under-19, Chattogram Challengers, Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Bangladesh Central Zone, Bangladesh South Zone, Jamaica Tallawahs, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Gazi Tank Cricketers, Abahani Limited, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Barisal Bulls, Quetta Gladiators, Gazi Group Cricketers, Khulna Tigers
MAN OF THE MATCHTest – 0, ODI – 5, World Cup – 1, T20I – 3,
CAREER SPAN[Test, 2009 – 2020], [ODI, 2007 – 2020], [World Cup, 2011 – 2019], [T20I, 2007 – 2020],

Spouse: Jannatul Kawsar Mishti

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A middle-order batsman and a part time off spinner, Mahmudullah started playing first-class cricket for Dhaka Division in 2005, and was soon elevated to Bangladesh’s A team after fine performances on the domestic front.


Batting and fielding averages

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Bowling averages

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Mahmudullah RiyadEarly existence:

Mahmudullah Riyad became born on 4 February 1986 in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Before, coming to Dhaka he discovered cricket in his native land Mymensingh located 115km to the north of the capital. In 2000, for the primary time, he comes to Dhaka to play event ACC U15. At home, he’s taking component within the U 19 World Cup in 2004 and have become the great cricketer.

Mahmudullah Riyad Career:

Mahmudullah is a splendid proficient all-rounder who made his debut inside the ODI cricket against Sri Lanka in 2007. He got here to the timeline for his brilliant performance in his Test debut against West Indies through taking 5 wickets in 2009. This makes him a 3rd Bangladeshi blower who took five wickets in the Test debut. For his extraordinary performance, Bangladesh gained the match against West Indies. He made a check ton against New Zealand even batting at range 8.

Riyad become one of the most critical members of Bangladesh for the World Cup squad. On 5 March 2015, Mahmudullah and Tamim made a fabulous first-rate 139-run partnership towards Scotland. Later, with the aid of the particular performance of Shakib and Mushfiqur Bangladesh chase the massive run and get the victory. Bangladesh is the best run chase group towards Scotland for the primary time within the World Cup 2015.

In the fifth game of organization degree at Adelaide, Oval in opposition to England Mahmudullah made a ancient first century as a primary Bangladeshi cricketer in the World Cup history. Riyad additionally scored one of the maximum partnership of 141-run with Mushfiqur for the fifth wicket. In this ODI fit Bangladesh scoring maximum against England and dropped England from World Cup 2015 competition. For the quite properly bowling of Rubel Hossain Bangladesh received the game and entered into the sector-finals. In the last match of the organization level in 2015, World Cup towards New Zealand Mahmudullah scored unbeaten 128 runs. He particularly made consecutive tons which previously did no longer have any Bangladeshi participant in the records of ODI cricket.

Champions Trophy 2017:

Mahmudullah Riyad made a fantastic knock against New Zealand on June 9, 2017, with Shakib Al Hasan. Together they made a record scoring maximum run in the 5th wicket partnership as the Bangladeshi player. Mahmudullah and Shakib added 224 runs when 4 wickets fall in 33 runs chasing 266. He scored 102 runs not out of 107 as third ODI century and Bangladesh gained the healthy. Mahmudullah made his three ODI ton on the large degree on the 2015 World and one on the Champions Trophy 2017 one century towards England and against New Zealand in his profession.


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Mahmudullah Riyad Personal life:

Mahmudullah Riyad got married to Jannatul Kawsar Mishti on 25 June 2011 and he’s the father of a son. Riyad’s sister in law, Jannatul Kifayet got married to Bangladeshi most consistency participant Mushfiqur Rahim.

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