Bangladesh Mahmudullah has declared his retirement from Test cricket within the middle of the progressing one-off game against Zimbabwe. According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, Mahmudullah made a short declaration after the conclusion of the third day’s play of the continuous one-off Test against Zimbabwe. Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah Makes a Decision To Retire From Test Cricket.
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Mahmudullah’s choice didn’t go well with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). President Nazmul Hassan, who said the all-rounder’s declaration will contrarily influence the group within the center of the game.
Hassan said Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah Makes a Decision To Retire From Test Cricket decision was “unusual” since the match isn’t over yet.
“I have not been informed officially but someone called me on the phone and said he doesn’t want to play cricket Tests anymore,” Hassan told the Bengali daily Prothom Alo as reported ESPNcricinfo.
“Apparently, he told the dressing room. I think it is highly unusual since the match isn’t even over. I think he did it from emotion. Such an announcement will have a negative impact on the team. It is unacceptable. I have no problem if someone doesn’t want to play, but there is no need to create a mess in the middle of a cricket series,” he added.
The progressing one-off Test is Mahmudullah’s 50th coordinate within the longest arrange of the cricket game. The all-rounder hit a gutsy ton in Bangladesh’s to begin with innings to protect the guests from a unstable position.
The guests scored 468 within the to begin with innings in reaction to Zimbabwe’s 276. Mahmudullah was included at the final minute to the Bangladesh squad.
In the meantime, Bangladesh player Taskin Ahmed and Zimbabwe quick bowler Favoring Muzarabani have both been fined 15 percent of their coordinated expenses for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct a cricket amid the moment day of the one-off Test in Harare.