Mahmudullah hits his 2nd Test ton


Dhaka, November 14: Bangladesh senior all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad hammered his second Test century as the stand-in-captain with unbeaten 101* during the second and final match against visiting Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.Mahmudullah’s century came from 101* balls, including four boundaries and two sixes, when Bangladesh declared -224/6-d in 54 overs- the second innings at tea on day-four with a 442-runs lead, putting up a world record chase to Zimbabwe.

The 32-year old spin all-rounder from Mymensingh took a two-run off Zimbabwean spin all-rounder Brandon Mavuta to cross the 100-runs mark, breaking the century drought of eight years for him.

Mahmudullah saw his career first Test century [115 off 177b; 17×4; 2×6] against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton in February 2010.

Making his Test debut against West Indies at Kingstown in July 2009, he played so far 41 matches in this format to aggregate 2237 runs at an average of 30.64.