Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah has introduced his retirement from Test cricket on the age of 35 however will proceed to play one-day internationals and Twenty20s, the nation’s cricket board (BCB) mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday.
Mahmudullah’s final Test was towards Zimbabwe in Harare in July, the place he scored an unbeaten 150 in his closing innings and led the facet to victory. In all, he performed 50 matches and scored 2,914 runs at a mean of 33.49.
“Leaving a format of which I have been a part of for such a long time is not easy. I had always thought of going on a high and I believe this is the right time to end my Test career,” Mahmudullah mentioned.
He additionally picked up 43 wickets in a 12-year profession.
“I thank my teammates and support staff for always encouraging me and believing in my ability. It has been an absolute honour and privilege to play Test cricket for Bangladesh and I will cherish the many memories.”
Bangladesh tackle Pakistan within the first sport of a two-Test sequence in Chittagong from Friday.