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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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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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Mohammad Amir planning to settle down in UK: Source

Cricket | Jul 28, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

The Pakistan pacer announced his retirement from the longest format of the game earlier this week, and Mohammad Amir is now planning to permanently shift to the UK.

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Wasim Akram, Ramiz Raja disappointed with Mohammad Amir's decision to retire from Test cricket

Cricket | Jul 27, 2019, 10:52 PM IST

Legendary Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram was left surprised with Mohammad Amir's sudden announcement that he was retiring from the longest format of the game.

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Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir announces retirement from Test cricket

Cricket | Jul 26, 2019, 03:49 PM IST

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir, who was the side's highest wicket-taker in the recently concluded 2019 World Cup, has announced his retirement from Test cricket.

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2019 World Cup | 'If we suffer exit from WC, it won't be justified': Wahab Riaz

Cricket | Jun 26, 2019, 04:15 PM IST

Wahab Riaz spoke about Pakistan's chances in the 2019 World Cup, and further talked about his partnership with Mohammad Amir.

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World Cup 2019: Mohammad Amir requests Pakistan fans not to cross line on social media

Cricket | Jun 18, 2019, 02:18 PM IST

Pakistan fans trolled their players and expressed their disappointment after Pakistan's heavy loss to India in Manchester on Sunday.

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2019 World Cup, India vs Pakistan: Key battles to look out for in Manchester

Cricket | Jun 16, 2019, 08:36 AM IST

As India lock horns with arch-rivals Pakistan for the 7th time in a World Cup, here some key battles to look out for in Manchester.

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2019 World Cup, India vs Pakistan: Not focused on Mohammad Amir, says Virat Kohli

Cricket | Jun 15, 2019, 09:56 PM IST

Virat Kohli said that he isn't focused on the competition with Mohammad Amir ahead of the clash against Pakistan.

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Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq spills the beans on infamous spot-fixing scandal

Cricket | Jun 12, 2019, 04:35 PM IST

Spilling the beans on the scandal which tarnished the image of Pakistan cricket, Abdul Razzaq narrated the Mohammad Aamir incident

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Pakistan include Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz in final squad for 2019 World Cup

Cricket | May 20, 2019, 02:22 PM IST

From the 15-player provisional squad, which was announced on April 18, Pakistan selectors have replaced Abid Ali, Faheem Ashraf and Junaid Khan.

Mohammad Amir included in World Cup squad after Pakistan bowlers' thrashing in England

Mohammad Amir included in World Cup squad after Pakistan bowlers' thrashing in England

Cricket | May 24, 2019, 04:08 PM IST

The thrashing by English batsmen in a T20 International and two ODIs has alarmed the selectors, who were initially not keen on picking Amir for the showpiece owing to lack of form.

Pakistan recall Mohammad Amir for T20 series against South Africa

Pakistan recall Mohammad Amir for T20 series against South Africa

Cricket | Jan 26, 2019, 04:55 PM IST

Amir is the only change in the Pakistan's 15-man squad that whitewashed New Zealand and Australia 3-0 in the United Arab Emirates last year.

Pacer Mohammad Amir returns in Pakistan squad for ODI series against South Africa

Pacer Mohammad Amir returns in Pakistan squad for ODI series against South Africa

Cricket | Jan 09, 2019, 08:06 PM IST

Keeping in mind the fast pitches in South Africa, the squad includes only one specialist spinner in Shadab Khan, while Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali and Usman Shinwari are the three fast bowlers along with Amir.

Pakistan recall Mohammad Amir for three Test series against South Africa

Pakistan recall Mohammad Amir for three Test series against South Africa

Cricket | Dec 07, 2018, 05:23 PM IST

Amir has been left out of the squad since before the Asia Cup in the UAE in September, and was not considered for the Test series against Australia and New Zealand, also in the UAE.

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Amir ignored, uncapped Maqsood retained in Pakistan T20I squad against New Zealand

Cricket | Oct 30, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

Besides Maqsood there were no other surprises apart from left-arm pacer Amir again failing to win the selectors' confidence. He was ignored for the just-concluded series against Australia which Pakistan won.

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