Mahmudullah the silent killer!...

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Mahmudullah the silent killer!

 Sports Desk

 Published: 07:49 PM, 21 May 2019   Updated: 08:01 PM, 21 May 2019

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Mahmudullah Riyad is an all-rounder of Bangladesh cricket team but he is well known as "Silent Killer" in the cricket area. Can you say, why is this extension in his name?

Let's know the reason. At the beginning of his career, Mahmudullah did not get a spot in the playing XI reguraly and he has to fight with Nayeem Islam.

Sometimes Nayeem sometimes it's Riyadh, this formula was composed by the selectors' panel. But in 2015 World Cup Mahmudullah made two back to back a century and take him another highest. 

Is it end there? No. He also made century stand in the Champion Trophy with Shakib Al Hasan against New Zealand and his ton gets a place in ICC Hall of Fame also in the top list of Tigers. 

Today's Mahmudullah is a well experienced and very good batsman. Whatever the Momentum of the match, Mahmudullah slowly setting himself and play with front foot Finishing Roll and that's why he is called "Silent Killer."

Did you see that match against Sri Lanka in the Nidahas Trophy? In the protest against the wrong decision taken by the umpire, Captain Shakib Al Hasan indicated to Mahmudullh to come out of the field, but Riyad was still calm.  

Although he was silent then but his bat was not silent after the match resumed. He left the field with joy. 

New history could be writing in this World Cup by Riyad.