Bangladeshi cricketer, Mahmudullah Riyad is the current T20I captain and has represented Bangladesh in all forms of the game. He is a fabulous talented all-rounder, a lower or middle-order batsman as well as an off-spin bowler. Riyad is the first player from Bangladesh to score a ton in World Cup history. That tournament turned to be a turning point in his career. Although, he began his career as a bowler but later became a batsman.
Mahmudullah is a Goodwill Ambassador of USAID for youth and development in Bangladesh. He engages young people on social media in order to promote education and nutrition and reduce gender-based violence. He continues to be a regular member of the squad despite his inconsistency in Tests.
Name: Mohammad Mahmudullah Riyad
Nickname: Not Known
Profession: Bangladeshi Cricketer (All-rounder)
Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break
Height (approx.): 183 cm(6’)
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: 4 February 1986
Age (as on Feb 2020): 35 years
Birth Place: Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Educational Qualifications: NA
Coach/Mentor: Khaled Mahmud
Address: Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Test– 4 January 2008 vs New Zealand in Dunedin
ODI– 9 February 2007 vs Zimbabwe in Wellington
T20– 1 September 2007 vs Kenya in Nairobi
Jersey Number: #30 (Bangladesh)
Major Teams: Dhaka Division, Khulna Titans, Chittagong Kings, Barisal Bulls
Nature on the field: Aggressive
Likes to play against: Not Known
He scored two consecutive tons in the 2015 ICC World Cup, first against England and second against New Zealand in March 2015. Riyad became Bangladesh's first cricketer to score a World Cup century, and the second to score tons in a row.
Mahmudullah took 8 wickets in the game against Zimbabwe on his Test debut, including a 5 wicket haul in the second innings.