I haven't given up on Riyad yet and still see him as a future Captain for Bangladesh. But the boy has got to drive out of Sissyville, Siddons sent him there, and perform his way up to number 4 in tests and ODIs. He has batted like the batsman he can be as recently as the post WC tour of Australia, especially when Shagor and I watched him bat up the order from the stands, and can do it again.
He bowls better in tandem with Shakib and knows how to use favorable conditions to get wickets. That being said, his fielding has gone to shite.
"And do not curse those who call on other than GOD, lest they blaspheme and curse GOD, out of ignorance. We have adorned the works of every group in their eyes. Ultimately, they return to their Lord, then He informs them of everything they had done." (Qur'an 6:108)