Mohammad Amir reports retirement from Test cricket - DESI NEWS

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Mohammad Amir reports retirement from Test cricket



Driving Pakistani quick bowler Mohammad Amir on Friday reported his retirement from Test cricket, however said he would keep on playing ODIs and T20s for his nation.

The 27-year-old, viewed as outstanding amongst other left-arm pacers after compatriot Wasim Akram, said he needs to move away from the customary organization, nine years after a spot-fixing boycott ended his thriving vocation.

"It has been a respect to speak to Pakistan in the zenith and conventional organization of the game. I, be that as it may, have chosen to move away from the more drawn out variant so I can focus on white ball cricket," Amir said in an announcement.

"Playing for Pakistan remains my definitive want and goal, and I will attempt my best to be in the best physical shape to contribute in the group's up and coming difficulties, including one year from now's ICC T20 World Cup."

Amir, who took 119 wickets in his 36-coordinate Test profession, said the idea had been at the forefront of his thoughts for some time.

"It has not been a simple choice to make and I have been considering this for quite a while. Yet, with the ICC World Test Championship initiating in the blink of an eye, and Pakistan flaunting some energizing youthful quick bowlers, it is suitable that I approach my time in Test cricket so the selectors can design in like manner," he said.

"I need to thank all my partners also the rivals in red ball cricket. It has been a benefit to play with and against them. I am certain our ways will keep on intersection in restricted overs cricket as us all play and rival a similar power and assurance.

"I likewise need to thank the PCB for giving me the chance to wear the brilliant star on my chest. What's more, I am appreciative to my mentors who have prepared me at different phases of my profession," he included.

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