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Mohammad Amir Mohammad Amir Height: 6ft 2inches DOB: 13 April 1992

Mohammad Amir was once taunted as the next Wasim Akram of Pakistan cricket but the match-fixing scandal in 2011 puts a short break on his promising career but he came back stronger in 2016 and make a name for himself again. In 2009 with an impressive performance in the domestic circuit with his 140+ pace and swing. He took 55 wickets for National Bank of Pakistan in his first season and earned selection in the Pakistan World T20 squad. He has not tasted the same amount of success in Test cricket that he got in limited overs format, but he still remains one of the most feared left-arm fast bowler in world cricket. In the 2017 Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals India his opening spell put the trophy out of India's reach. Defending 338, he plumbed Rohit Sharma in the first over and then took Indian skipper Virat Kohli's wickets to break Indian fans heart.

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ENG vs PAK: Mohammad Amir breaks no-saliva rule during 1st T20I match, umpires sanitise ball

Cricket | Aug 28, 2020, 11:11 PM IST

Amir on Friday inadvertently applied saliva to the ball during the opening match of the three-match T20I series between England and Pakistan at the Old Trafford Stadium

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Mohammad Amir clears COVID-19 tests, joins Pakistan squad in England

Cricket | Jul 30, 2020, 03:26 PM IST

Mohammad Amir has joined the Pakistan squad after clearing two COVID-19 tests upon reaching England.

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Mohammad Amir tests negative for COVID-19 again, cleared to join side in England

Cricket | Jul 23, 2020, 05:41 PM IST

Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir has tested negative for COVID-19 for the second time and will join the squad in England.

Mohammad Amir remains part of our plans, moved on from hurt of his Test retirement: Waqar Younis

Mohammad Amir remains part of our plans, moved on from hurt of his Test retirement: Waqar Younis

Cricket | Jul 21, 2020, 05:31 PM IST

Having initially pulled out due to the birth of his second child, Amir made himself available for next month's T20 series against England on Monday. 

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Mohammad Amir to join Pakistan squad in England

Cricket | Jul 20, 2020, 04:26 PM IST

Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir will join the squad in England following the birth of his second daughter.

On this day, Mohammad Amir's spell of fire stunned India in 2017 Champions Trophy final

On this day, Mohammad Amir's spell of fire stunned India in 2017 Champions Trophy final

Cricket | Jun 18, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

It was probably one of the most humiliating defeats of India against Pakistan as they lost the final by 180 runs.

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Mohammad Amir, Haris Sohail pull out of Pakistan's tour to England

Cricket | Jun 11, 2020, 09:41 PM IST

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir and batsman Haris Sohail pulled out of the side's tour of England.

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Sarfaraz Ahmed to tour England, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir part of World Cup plans: Misbah-ul-Haq

Cricket | May 25, 2020, 09:40 AM IST

Sarfaraz was also demoted to category B in the recently-announced annual central contracts for the 2020/21 season. Pace bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Aamir were axed from the contract list.

Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali leave PCB's WhatsApp group post central contract snub

Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali leave PCB's WhatsApp group post central contract snub

Cricket | May 20, 2020, 10:42 AM IST

Meanwhile, left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz, who was also left out of the central contract list, is still part of the WhatsApp group.

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Brother, is it you? Mohammad Amir pokes fun at Virat Kohli after spotting Indian skipper's lookalike

Cricket | May 15, 2020, 08:35 PM IST

Amir was watching the popular Turkish TV series Dirilis Ertugrul Ghazi, when the figured that one of the character's face looked exactly like Kohli. And he even took to Twitter to share his image and poked fun at the 31-year-old. 

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Misbah-ul-Haq defends axing of senior players from PCB central contracts list

Cricket | May 14, 2020, 10:28 AM IST

Pakistan's head coach-cum-selector Misbah-ul-Haq defended the axing of senior players like Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Aamir and Hasan Ali from the central contracts list.

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PCB announces central contract list for 2020-21: Sarfaraz demoted to category B; Amir axed

Cricket | May 13, 2020, 04:09 PM IST

Naseem Shah and Iftikhar Ahmad were the two new faces in the 18-player men's central contract list. And Shaheen Shah Afridi is one of the four players to get promotions.

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Can't imagine Pakistan going into T20 World Cup without Amir: Arthur

Cricket | Apr 20, 2020, 08:23 PM IST

Aamir had quit Test cricket last year, a decision which did not go down well with the team management. It led to speculations that the pacer may be ignored when the squad is picked for the World Cup, scheduled to be held in Australia later this year

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'Become a hotdog': Mitchell McClenaghan's hilarious suggestion to Mohammad Amir

Cricket | Apr 11, 2020, 06:06 PM IST

Mitchell McClenaghan had a hilarious suggestion for Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir.

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Mohammad Amir praises Virat Kohli on winning ICC 'Spirit of Cricket' award

Cricket | Jan 16, 2020, 09:02 AM IST

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir lauded Indian captain Virat Kohli after the latter won the ICC 'Spirit of Cricket' award.

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Misbah-ul-Haq unhappy with Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz's unavailability for Test cricket

Cricket | Dec 17, 2019, 04:57 PM IST

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has expressed his displeasure over Amir and Riaz's unavailability for Test cricket.

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Inaugural edition of Euro T20 Slam postponed till 2020

Cricket | Aug 15, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

The tournament was scheduled to run from August 30 to September 22 and culminate in two semi-finals and a final in Malahide and was due to feature the likes of Eoin Morgan and Mohammad Amir.

After Mohammad Amir, another Pakistan fast bowler to announce retirement from Test cricket

After Mohammad Amir, another Pakistan fast bowler to announce retirement from Test cricket

Cricket | Aug 02, 2019, 06:12 PM IST

Earlier, Amir's decision to retire was heavily criticised by former greats as Wasim Akram, Ramiz Raja and Shoaib Akhtar all made their displeasure known after the announcement.

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Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur not surprised with Mohammad Amir's decision to retire from Test cricket

Cricket | Jul 30, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Mickey Arthur said that missing five years of International cricket took a toll on Mohammad Amir as he was not equipped for managing the workload.

After Mohammad Amir retirement, PCB makes it mandatory for stars to play domestic cricket

After Mohammad Amir retirement, PCB makes it mandatory for stars to play domestic cricket

Cricket | Jul 29, 2019, 03:42 PM IST

A PCB official of the board said that besides restructuring of the domestic season, it would be made mandatory for players to appear in domestic matches to qualify for the Pakistan team.

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