Mohammad Amir Thanks Pakistan PM Imran Khan After Test Retirement
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir in his tweet had made some special mention post his Test retirement on Friday (July 26). Amir took to his Twitter handle and expressed gratitude towards Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Amir, who had bid farewell to Test cricket, has reaffirmed that he will serve Pakistan in the limited-overs cricket. The left-arm pacer had represented Pakistan in 36 Tests in which he had amassed 119 wickets at an average of 30.48.
Amir thanks Imran Khan for unconditional support:
Amir had thanked former 1992 World Cup-winning skipper Imran for his unconditional support. Also, in his tweet, he maintained that he is expecting support for his decision, respectively.
In his two-minute 23-second long video on YouTube, he also maintained that he is honoured to don the Test cap while achieving some milestones in the whites.
“Thank you, PCB, our PM @ImranKhanPTI @wasimakramlive bhi @SAfridiOfficial bhi @waqyounis99 & @yousaf1788. Thank you and my fans for always supporting me and I hope you all will support my this decision also see video link,” Amir tweeted.
The left-arm pacer also boasted about his records which included six-for against England at Lords. He had also represented Pakistan No. 1 Test team.
“There are very fewer people whose dreams come true. They represent their country and become a Test cricketer. It was an honour for me that I played Test cricket for Pakistan. I became youngest ever fast bowler who took 51 wickets in 14 Test matches then got six wickets at Lord’s. I was part of the number one Test team. Then we won Test series in West Indies after 26 years and I was part of that team,” Amir said in a video.
Amir reveals about his ordeals:
Post-2010 Lord’s Test spot-fixing controversy, Amir had lost five years. He reiterated that it was difficult to adjust while having a five-year gap in the traditional format. He also stated that his body has got affected which subsequently saw his performance going down the hill.
“Ill-fate is because of the five years in which I could not play cricket. It is very difficult for a fast bowler to take five years gap. Recovering and training the body becomes very difficult,” Amir added.
For Pakistan, Amir had made Test debut in 2009 at Galle against Sri Lanka. Well, in the recently-held World Cup, Amir had returned home as the leading wicket-taker with 17 wickets in eight matches.
Mohammad Amir expresses gratitude to Pakistan PM Imran Khan:
Thank you PCB, our PM @ImranKhanPTI @wasimakramlive bhi @SAfridiOfficial bhi @waqyounis99 & @yousaf1788. Thank you and my fans for always supporting me and I hope you all will support my this decision also.see video link https://t.co/BbAYzPbncl
— Mohammad Amir (@iamamirofficial) July 26, 2019
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