Mohammad Amir comes out of retirement ahead of T20 World Cup


One of Pakistan’s finest finds, Mohammad Amir is reconsidering his retirement ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Amir had announced his retirement in 2021. His retirement came as a surprise to many as the fierce pacer was just 28 years old. He played a major role in Pakistan’s ICC silverware victories in 2009 and 2017. Post that, he was only seen playing T20 leagues across the globe for different franchises.

Amir gave an impactful performance in Pakistan’s 2009 ICC T20 World Cup win and ICC Champions Trophy in 2017. His lethal bowling against India in the final of the Champions Trophy is talked about to date. He was banned from playing cricketer between 2010 to 2015, as he was found guilty of spot-fixing and was also jailed for a brief period. He took to social media and expressed his desire to represent Pakistan again and stressed giving everything for the green jersey.

“I still dream to play for Pakistan! life brings us to the points where at times we have to reconsider our decisions. There has been few positive discussions between myself and the PCB where they respectfully made me feel that I was needed and can still play for Pakistan,” Amir wrote in his ‘X’ post.

“After discussing with family and we’ll wishers I declare that I am available to be considered for the upcoming T20WC, I want to do this for my country as it comes before my personal decisions. Donning the green jersey and serving my country has always been, and will continue to be my greatest aspirations,” he added.

Imad Wasim eager to don the Pakistan jersey again

It has been that kind of period for Pakistan cricket, former Pakistan spinner Imad Wasim has also come out of retirement and desired to don the national jersey again. His commitment stems from his spree of commendable performance in the franchise leagues. He made his presence felt with immaculate outings for Islamabad United during the knockout stages in the recently concluded Pakistan Super League.