Every time Riyad offered to bat up re has refused. Ultimately he is in the Bink of extinction.
From cricinfo: " According to sources, Mahmudullah, currently out
of favour in Test cricket, was asked whether he
would take over the No.3 role. He wasn't too keen,
it was learned. There were also thoughts of
promoting Mominul or sticking in Jahurul Islam, as
Anamul Haque would be opening the innings with