Pakistan’s fast bowler Mohammad Amir announces his retirement from Test Cricket, on Friday, 26 July. The 27-years-old fast bowler announced his retirement from Test Cricket through the Pakistan Cricket Board. He expressed his desire to focus on one-day cricket and T20. He will be available for selection in one-day internationals and Twenty20 matches.
Mohammad Amir Said in his statement:
“It has been an honor to represent Pakistan in the pinnacle and traditional format of the game. I, however, have decided to move away from the longer version of Cricket. So I can concentrate on white-ball cricket”
“Playing for Pakistan remains my final desire and objective, and that i will attempt my best to be within the best physical form to contribute in the team’s approaching challenges, as well as next year’s ICC T20 World Cup”.
Amir Said on his Twitter Account:
In this Tweet, Aamir thankful to his senior players, his teammates and his fans for supporting him in every difficult time.
Amir has played 36 Test matches since his first start in 2009 at the age of 17 and taking 119 wickets. However, he lost his 5 best career years after Lords Test match-fixing scandal of 2011. He returned to the Pakistan cricket team in 2016 to continue his career. But he shows his proper performance in the final match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Mohammad Amir destroyed the opening batting line of India in the final match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017. I hope that India and Pakistan will never forget the final match of Champions Trophy 2017. Today Mohammad Amir said in his statement, that his decision is to be physically fit for next year Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.
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