Since making his first-class debut at the age of 19, Mahmudullah hasn't exactly been a consistent performer, but has delivered when the team needs a saviour. He started off his career as a bowler, but found his potential with the bat and ever since then, he has been hammering away. He made his international debut for Bangladesh in an ODI against Sri Lanka in 2007 and made an immediate impact. He performance saw him being selected for the T20 World Cup in Kenya that year. He was dropped later on, but was called back after impressive knocks in domestic cricket. After the 2011 World Cup, the batsman was named vice-captain and since then has had a rocky path. But he stunned all with his performances in the 2015 World Cup and was by far the best Bangladesh batsman. A handy lower-order batsman who has played over 150 ODIs for Bangladesh and has played 40 Tests, scoring 2000+ runs and one century to his name.read more
The first of the five-match T20I series against the Tom Latham-led New Zealand will be played here on September 1.
Mahmudullah informed his colleagues that he is not willing to continue his Test career anymore, leaving the team management shocked.
Bangladesh, who had won the toss and elected to bat, were in a spot of bother when they were reduced to 132 for six wickets.
Mahmudullah, 34, has so far played 49 Tests, 188 ODIs and 87 T20Is for Bangladesh. He has scored over 8,000 international runs besides picking 150 wickets.
The eighth edition of the CPL is scheduled to be played in Trinidad and Tobago between August 10 and September 18.
The T20 World Cup is currently scheduled to be played in Australia later this year
Mahmudullah revealed that he has always been a huge fan of MS Dhoni and that he watches his matches whenever idle to try and pick his brain.
Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza compared one of the side's cricketers to VVS Laxman during a live chat with Tamim Iqbal.
Chasing a target of 175, Bangladesh were all out for 144 despite being 110/2 in the 13th over.
India rode on a magnificent show from Rohit Sharma in the second T20I to win the game by 8 wickets and tie the three-match series 1-1 in Rajkot.
Irfan Pathan said Mahmudullah's use of bowlers after the power play is a strategy MS Dhoni often used.
Chasing a modest 154 for victory, Rohit Sharma looked in his imperious best from the get-go as he hit six fours and six sixes to take the tie away from the visitors single-handedly.
Captain Rohit Sharma slammed 85 runs as India chased down the moderate target of 154 in just 15.4 overs to level three-match series 1-1.
Mahmudullah thinks this is Bangladesh’s best chance to win a T20I series against India.
Mahmudullah is just two sixes away from completing a half-century of maximums in the shortest format of the game and if he achieves the feat on Thursday.
Afif said the message from the team management is simple -- focus on your own job and give your best, results will follow.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim slammed a brilliant unbeaten half-century as Bangladesh chased down the 149-run target with three balls and seven wickets to spare.
Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah has insisted that Shakib Al Hasan will be welcomed with open arms when he returns to the side.
A 15-member squad arrived in the national capital a day after Shakib Al Hasan was handed a two-year ban (one year suspended sentence) for failing to report three corrupt approaches.
Following a two-year ban on Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah and Mominul Haque will now lead the Bangladesh side for the India tour.