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  • Mahmudullah Riyad in Nidahas Trophy

    ‘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.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad in Nidahas Trophy

    '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

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    '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.

  • Bangladesh cricket team

    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.

  • Mahmudullah set for CPL stint

    West Indies CPL team Jamaica Tallawahs acquire the services of Bangladesh cricketer Mahmudullah Riyad, who was left out of the Test squad for Bangladesh’s series against Australia.

  • Feels good to have played for 10 years, says Mahmudullah

    Bangladesh cricketer Mahmudullah Riyad says that it feels good to complete 10 years playing for Bangladesh.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad suffers injury in training

    Bangladesh cricketer Mahmudullah Riyad suffers a waist injury during training and is taken to hospital for preliminary scans.

  • Always feels good to bat alongside Shakib: Mahmudullah

    Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad speak to the press after Bangladesh's epic victory against New Zealand.

  • Mushfiqur and Riyad were unbelievable: Mashrafe

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza heaps praise on Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad, whose unbroken 72-run sixth-wicket stand delivered Bangladesh’s first away or neutral-venue win over New Zealand in Dublin on May 24.

  • Sri Lanka 238 for 7 after Day-1

    When bad light compelled umpires to call stumps on day-1, Sri Lanka reached 238 for 7 in 83.1 overs against Bangladesh during the second Test of the series at P Sara Oval, Colombo today.

  • Mahmudullah deserved better

    With the auspicious occasion of Bangladesh's 100th Test match coming up tomorrow, the whole apparatus of Bangladesh cricket seems to have been plunged into gloom in Sri Lanka, and a bit of farce in Bangladesh.

  • Mahmudullah will be sent home

    Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad, struggling for form and with two failures in the Galle Test which Bangladesh lost by 259 runs, will be sent home from the tour of Sri Lanka tomorrow.

  • Primed Tigers head to Lanka

    The Bangladesh national cricket team left for Sri Lanka yesterday for a long series that will last for more than a month and, truth be told, this is arguably the most prepared Bangladesh team to travel to the island nation.

  • Afridi blitz takes Peshawar top

    Shahid Afridi played an unbeaten knock of 45 off 23 balls as Peshawar Zalmi scraped home with two wickets left in their PSL fixture agaisnt Quetta Gladiators on Saturday.

  • Mahmudullah bowls Quetta to easy win

    Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad took three wickets to fashion a convincing six-wicket win for Quetta Gladiators against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

  • Tamim, Shakib fail to shine

    Bangladesh cricketers Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan, who are playing for Peshawar Zalmi, failed to make a mark with the bat in the Pakistan Super League yesterday.