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Mahmudullah Mahmudullah Height: 5 feet, 9 inches DOB: February 4, 1986

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.

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MS Dhoni has been a great influence in my cricket arena: Mahmudullah

MS Dhoni has been a great influence in my cricket arena: Mahmudullah

Cricket | May 23, 2020, 04:59 PM IST

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.

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'Whenever team needs runs, he comes forward': Mortaza likens Bangladesh player to VVS Laxman

Cricket | May 05, 2020, 02:12 PM IST

Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza compared one of the side's cricketers to VVS Laxman during a live chat with Tamim Iqbal.

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IND vs BAN, 3rd T20I: Rapid loss of wickets cost us the match, says Mahmudullah

Cricket | Nov 11, 2019, 09:33 AM IST

Chasing a target of 175, Bangladesh were all out for 144 despite being 110/2 in the 13th over.

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3rd T20I: India aim to ride on momentum to clinch series against Bangladesh

Cricket | Nov 10, 2019, 12:27 PM IST

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.

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India vs Bangladesh: Irfan Pathan likens Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah to MS Dhoni

Cricket | Nov 09, 2019, 01:28 PM IST

Irfan Pathan said Mahmudullah's use of bowlers after the power play is a strategy MS Dhoni often used.

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India vs Bangladesh: Mahmudullah hopes to plan better for series decider in Nagpur

Cricket | Nov 08, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

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.

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Highlights, 2nd T20I: Rohit Sharma powers India to 8-wicket win over Bangladesh to level series 1-1

Cricket | Nov 07, 2019, 10:35 PM IST

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.

Series win will be big boost for Bangladesh cricket: Mahmudullah

Series win will be big boost for Bangladesh cricket: Mahmudullah

Cricket | Nov 06, 2019, 07:29 PM IST

  Mahmudullah thinks this is Bangladesh’s best chance to win a T20I series against India.

IND vs BAN: Skipper Mahmudullah on verge of achieving a T20I record for Bangladesh

Skipper Mahmudullah on verge of achieving a T20I record for Bangladesh

Cricket | Nov 06, 2019, 03:23 PM IST

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.

Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah gives valuable tips to young Afif Hossain

Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah gives valuable tips to young Afif Hossain

Cricket | Nov 05, 2019, 08:30 PM IST

Afif said the message from the team management is simple -- focus on your own job and give your best, results will follow.

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IND vs BAN, 1st T20I: Bowling and fielding gave us momentum while batting, says Mahmudullah

Cricket | Nov 04, 2019, 08:14 AM IST

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. 

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When he returns, we will give him a tight hug: Mahmudullah on Shakib Al Hasan

Cricket | Nov 02, 2019, 03:21 PM IST

Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah has insisted that Shakib Al Hasan will be welcomed with open arms when he returns to the side.

Shakib's absence will motivate Bangladesh, says Mahmudullah

Shakib's absence will motivate Bangladesh, says Mahmudullah

Cricket | Oct 30, 2019, 06:15 PM IST

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.

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Mahmudullah, Mominul Haque to lead Bangladesh sides for India tour

Cricket | Oct 29, 2019, 09:25 PM IST

Following a two-year ban on Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah and Mominul Haque will now lead the Bangladesh side for the India tour.

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2019 World Cup: Mashrafe Mortaza hopes Mahmudullah will play against India on July 2

Cricket | Jun 26, 2019, 05:03 PM IST

Mahmudullah suffered a calf injury while batting against Afghanistan and was taken to hospital for scans which indicated that he had sustained a grade one tear.

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Seven minutes were all that saved Bangladeshi cricketers from a disaster in Christchurch

Cricket | Mar 15, 2019, 04:47 PM IST

Mohammad Mithun said that the delay turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the whole team as they escaped the shooting being late.

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ICC Test Rankings: Kiwis Neil Wagner and Ross Taylor the biggest gainers in latest update while Virat Kohli rules

Cricket | Mar 13, 2019, 04:52 PM IST

New Zealand's skipper Kane Williamson remains their highest ranked batsman, at the second position in the list led by Indian captain Virat Kohli.

Mahmudullah, Trent Boult fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct in second ODI

Mahmudullah, Trent Boult fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct in second ODI

Cricket | Feb 17, 2019, 04:16 PM IST

In addition, one demerit point each has been added to the disciplinary records of both players, for whom it was their first offence since the introduction of the revised Code in September 2016.

2nd Test, Day 2: Mahmudullah's ton puts Bangladesh on top against West Indies

2nd Test, Day 2: Mahmudullah's ton puts Bangladesh on top against West Indies

Cricket | Dec 01, 2018, 06:18 PM IST

Mahmudullah shared 56 runs for the ninth wicket with Taijul Islam (26) and 36 with No. 11 batsman Nayeem Hasan (12 not out), to propel Bangladesh past 500 for the ninth time.

2nd Test, Day 1: Skipper Shakib and debutant Shadman launch Bangladesh to solid 259-5

2nd Test, Day 1: Skipper Shakib and debutant Shadman launch Bangladesh to solid 259-5

Cricket | Nov 30, 2018, 06:18 PM IST

With the pitch expected to deteriorate, this total already looked daunting for the West Indies given their vulnerability against quality spin.

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