Ex-Pakistani Fast bowler Mohammad Amir celebrates 29th birthday

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

13th Apr, 2021. 03:37 pm

Ex-Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir is celebrating his 29th birthday and thanked his fan following for the wishes.

He has played 36 Tests for Pakistan and took 119 wickets at an average of 30.47. He also played 61 ODIs for Pakistan taking 81 wickets at an average of 29.62, in the 50 T20Is Amir played, he took 59 wickets at an average of 21.40.

Earlier, The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) released its statement over the retirement of pacer Mohammad Amir from international cricket.

According to PCB, Chief executive Wasim Khan spoke with Mohammad Amir this afternoon following reports that the fast bowler had announced his retirement from international cricket.

The 29-year-old confirmed to the PCB chief executive that he has no desire or intentions of playing international cricket and as such, he should not be considered for future international matches.

This is a personal decision of Mohammad Amir, which the PCB respects, and as such, will not make any further comment on this matter at this stage.

Mohammad Amir while announcing his retirement said that he was disheartened due to the treatment given by the management to him and continuous dropping from the national tours as he has decided to leave the cricket due to ‘mental torture’.

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