According to the recent developments, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) would consult with their T20I skipper Mahmudullah Riyad before naming a captain for this year’s T20 World Cup, which is set to take place in October-November.
According to reports, the current BCB president, Nazmul Hasan, has opted to meet with the underperforming Mahmudullah to discuss his future, which includes his availability for the showpiece event in global T20 cricket. Riyad’s most recent T20I half-century came against Papua New Guinea (PNG) during the T20 World Cup in the UAE.
Mahmudullah Riyad has not produced a half-century in the last 13 shortest-format innings, with his best score of 22 coming recently against the West Indies.
In reality, under Riyad’s captaincy, Bangladesh has won only one of the last 13 T20Is. In terms of total results, Bangladesh has only managed 16 victories out of 43 games played during his guidance, with 26 defeats. These dismal performances have clearly placed the BCB in a panic as the T20 World Cup approaches.