Pakistan’s speed star Mohammad Amir announces retirement from Test Cricket with immediate effect and will be available to represent Pakistan in white ball cricket only.
Amir who once referred as golden boy of Pakistan cricket when he made his debut for Pakistan as a 17 year old way back in 2009 and immediately made his mark by playing vital role in Pakistan’s WORLD T20 triumphant journey under captaincy of Younis Khan.
Mohammad Amir whose golden years robbed because of his involvement in spot fixing. Amir also previously several times hinted that he has been burdened since his comeback after that spot fixing scandal and often looks tired and fragile while bowling long spells.
Amir test career nosedived after achieving greater heights in early part when he mesmerized cricketing world with his pace and swing as a teenager and took 51 wickets in 14 test matches including a five wicket haul in Lords test and have his name written on Lord’s honors board.
In next phase after fulfilling his suspension form the game Amir once again played important role in few of the Pakistan’s victories and collected 68 wickets in 22 test matches.
In all Mohammad Amir played 36 test matches for Pakistan and picked up 119 test wickets for green team.
Importantly Mohammad Amir is the only player from banned trio of spot fixing including Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif who has been selected to play for Pakistan.