Chattogram Challengers skipper Mahmudullah Riyad, who suffered a hamstring injury during Bangladesh’s pink ball Test against India in Kolkata last month, has been declared fit to play in the upcoming games for Chattogram in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL).
“Mahmudullah Riyad has been declared fit and will be available to play in the next match for Chattogram Challengers. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) physio Bayjedul Islam Bayezid has confirmed that Mahmudullah has met all the fitness requirements and fully fit to play.” read a media release by the Chattogram Challengers today.
In Mahmudullah’s absence, Rayad Emrit captained Chattogram in their first two matches against Sylhet Thunder and Khulna Tigers respectively.
It was earlier confirmed by the Chattogram Challengers team director and BCB media committee Jalal Yunus that the all-rounder could miss the first two matches of the BBPL.
Chattogram Challengers will play Rangpur Rangers tomorrow at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.