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  • Mahmudullah Riyad practice in Edgbaston ahead Bangladesh vs India match

    Recovery on course

    Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad’s recovery from a calf muscle tear seemed to be on course as the right-hander batted for a prolonged period at the outer nets of Edgbaston, the venue for today’s all-important World Cup match against India.

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    On crutches, but hopeful

    There was an alarming sight in store for those gathered around the team hotel in Southampton yesterday. Rubel Hossain, Liton Das and Soumya Sarkar had already made the short walk from the main entrance and disappeared behind the team bus. Then Mahmudullah Riyad

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    Shower of sixes to ward off rain threat

    Mahmudullah Riyad was hitting some of the biggest sixes not just straight down the ground against spinners but also square on the leg side against pacers. At one stage he unveiled the switch hit against a spinner. The right-hander did make a connection

  • 'My career so far is six out of ten'

    Among the fabulous five of Bangladesh cricket, Mahmudullah Riyad is arguably the one who tries to keep the lowest profile when it

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    ‘Not about coping up, Super over about ‘Kopao’ option’

    Khulna Titans skipper Mahmudullah Riyad was dissappointed with the outcome of the match as his side following the first Super Over in BPL history. Mahmudullah was of the opinion that his side did nothing wrong in the super over in regards to adjusting to the situation and said that it was about hitting the ball well and they did not manage to do it.

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    Shakib, Mahmdullah, Liton move up the rankings

    Bangladesh all-rounders Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad moved up the ICC rankings ladder after the conclusion of the T20I series against West Indies.

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    Mushy, Riyad shortlisted for IPL auctions

    Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad have been shorlisted for the 2019 IPL auctions, scheduled to take place on December 18. In total 10 Bangladesh players’ name was registered for the the IPL auctions and the franchises had until December 10 to submit their shortlist.

  • Riyad stands firm before Windies crumble

    Bangladesh enjoyed arguably their best day of Test cricket as they utterly dominated the West Indies to move into a position of virtual impregnability at the end of the second day of the second Test yesterday.

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    An elephant named Hamilton

    The alarming size of the elephant in the room is a reflection of the esteem with which Mahmudullah Riyad is held by the Bangladesh team, the media and the fans. The elephant has a name and a number -- Hamilton 2010. One of Bangladesh cricket's best batsmen, and perhaps its most elegant, has not hit a Test century since his maiden ton in the Hamilton Test against New Zealand in February 2010.

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    'I'm ready for captaincy'

    With Bangladesh Test and T20I skipper Shakib Al Hasan suffering from injury and expected to be out of cricket for up to three months, there are questions about who will lead the Tigers in the upcoming home series against Zimbabwe, starting this month, and the following series against the West Indies in November.

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    Mahmudullah hails ‘brilliant’ Fizz

    Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad singles out Mustafizur Rahman for special praise after the left-arm pacer kept his nerve and overcame cramps to bowl a last over for the ages, conceding just four runs when Afghanistan needed eight to win.

  • Walsh’s batting tips help out Riyad

    Tigers are currently undergoing a training camp ahead of the T20 series against Afghanistan without the presence of a batting-centric coach. T20 vice-captain Mahmudullah Riyad said the players were helping each other out and shared story of how coach Courtney Walsh’s suggestion worked for him during a nets session.

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    ‘On a given day, you can beat any team in T20s’

    Bangladesh’s T20 vice-captain Mahmudullah Riyad says that the T20 series against Afghanistan will be a challenge since there are no big or small teams in T20 cricket.

  • 'I was praying before that six'

    Mahmudullah Riyad has emerged as one of the calmest and most composed characters in the Bangladesh dressing room due to his

  • Mahmudullah Riyad-Shakib Al Hasan

    Riyad bhai fulfilled his promise, it’s my turn now: Shakib

    Bangladesh’s T20I and Test captain Shakib Al Hasan said today that Mahmudullah Riyad has fulfilled his promise of taking the Tigers to the Nidahas Trophy final. And now it is about time for him to take it one notch higher.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad

    Can Tigers harness T20 unpredictably?

    Toss could play an important role in the outcome of the match but the key remains whether the Tigers can keep their belief and unpredictability intact against India.

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    'Our feet are on the ground'

    Just five days ago, even the body language of the Bangladesh national team told volumes of their downturn in form and questions were raised over whether the Tigers have the ability to recover from their recent series of disappointments.

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    Tigers to wear armbands as mark of respect for the victims

    Bangladesh’s stand-in skipper Mahmudullah Riyad suggests that Tigers will take the field against India on March 14 wearing badges as a mark of respect towards the victims of the US-Bangla plane crash tragedy.

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    Seeking the Kohli attitude

    The standout deficiencies of the Bangladesh team since the tour of South Africa in September-October last year are their attitude and

  • Shakib Al Hasan in Bangladesh vs India Final

    Tridents bag Shakib; Riyad goes to Patriots

    The players' draft for the 2018 Caribbean Premier League was held in London on Thursday and Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al

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    'We are going nowhere'

    Stand-in Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad warned that if they keep on playing like this they are going nowhere, especially in the shortest version of cricket.

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    We still have pride to play for, says Mahmudullah

    Following their losses to Sri Lanka in the tri-series and the Test series, Tigers also lost the first of the two-match T20 series by six wickets and skipper Mahmudullah Riyad insists that their pride is still at stake in the last match of the T20 series.

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    ‘Fear of failure doesn’t bode well for T20 success’

    Ahead of the T20 series, Bangladesh picked five new faces in their squad and there are suggestions that Tigers were experimenting too much with these new inclusions, but captain Mahmudullah Riyad suggests that it is better to play T20 cricket without fear of failure.

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    ‘Great chance for us to win a Test series’

    Mahmudullah Riyad insists that there will be more help for the bowlers at Mirpur and opines that Tigers have a great chance to win the series if they can continue their positive intent.

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    Riyad did not want it this way

    Mahmudullah Riyad was handed the captaincy following Shakib’s Al Hasan’s unavailability for the first Test against Sri Lanka but Riyad suggests that this is not how he would have liked to get the opportunity of captaining the Bangladesh Test side.

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    A more matured Mahmudullah ready for vice-captaincy

    Bangladesh Mahmudullah Riyad has matured over the years since his last tenure as vice-captain and the player suggests that he is more ready for the role.

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    Titans triumph over Rangpur Riders

    A fighting 100-run partnership between Rangpur Riders' Nahidul Islam and Ravi Bopar was not enough to see Rangpur chase down the target of 159 as Khulna Titans win by 9 runs at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.

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    'I will miss Chandika'

    Mahmudullah Riyad yesterday became the first senior Bangladesh team member to come out and praise Chandika Hathurusingha, since the Sri Lankan's resignation as the Tigers head coach was confirmed.

  • Shakib, Tamim, Mustafizur, Mahmudullah to feature in PSL

    PSL outfit Peshwar Zalmi pick up Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal while Mustafizur Rahman and Mahmudullah Riyad join Lahore Qalanders and Quetta Gladiators respectively.

  • ‘We’ll bat better in the second Test’

    Mahmudullah Riyad, one of the few Bangladesh batsmen to have enjoyed success during the first Test againt South Africa, reflects on Tigers' performance and says that Bangladesh will fare better with the bat in the second Test.