Bangladesh T20 captain Mahmudullah has announced his retirement from Test cricket. Bangladesh Cricket Board confirmed this on Wednesday. Mahmudullah made a comeback in Tests against Zimbabwe this year. Mahmudullah played a brilliant innings of 150 runs in the first innings of this test match. This was the best score of his Test career. He had already informed his teammates about his retirement. Mahmudullah has made it clear that he will continue to play ODIs and T20 Internationals. It is not easy to leave the format which I have been a part of for so long.
“I have always thought of going high and I believe this is the right time to end my Test career. I would like to express my gratitude to the BCB President for supporting me when I return to the Test team. I thank my teammates and support staff for always encouraging me and believing in my potential. It is a great honor and privilege to play Test cricket for Bangladesh and I will cherish many memories.
He further said that although I am retiring from Test cricket but will continue to play ODIs and T20 Internationals. Will continue to give my best for my country in white ball cricket. Mahmudullah, who made his debut against West Indies in 2009, scored around 3000 runs at an average of 33.49. He has scored five centuries in Tests. Along with this he has taken 43 wickets. He has taken 5 wickets only once in his career.