Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Tag Archives: Mohammad Amir

Shoaib Akhtar asks Amir to reconsider his Test retirement

ISLAMABAD: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar wants fast-bowler Mohammad Amir to reconsider his decision of retirement from Tests cricket and give his best for Pakistan like he performed for the English County side Essex.  His top bowling display had made critics question his decision to quit playing Tests for Pakistan at ...

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AMIR NOT A GOOD EXAMPLE FOR YOUNG CRICKETERS: KAMRAN AKMAL

KARACHI: Veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has criticised Mohammad Amir for quitting Test cricket at the tender age of 27, saying that the fast bowler’s decision “has not left a good example for young cricketers”. Akmal, in an interview with CricketPakistan, said that Amir has made the wrong call by retiring from the five-day ...

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Arthur ‘unsurprised’ by Amir’s decision to retire from Test cricket

LAHORE: Head coach Mickey Arthur termed Mohammad Amir’s decision to retire from Test cricket “unsurprising”, saying the bowler had been thinking about it for over a year. Arthur, revealed the management had tried to ease Amir’s workload over the past year and experimented with the possibility of making him an overseas-only bowler. Ultimately, however, Arthur ...

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Shoaib Akhtar expresses disappointment at Amir’s retirement

KARACHI: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed disappointment at fast bowler Mohammad’s Amir’s announcement to retire from Test cricket. “I’m really thoroughly disappointed. At this age (27) I was at peak of my of career, while he is retiring,” Shoaib said in a video message. He feared that after Amir ...

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Amir retires from Test cricket

LONDON: Mohammad Amir today announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect, but reaffirmed his commitment to playing white ball cricket for Pakistan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reported. In a statement, Amir said: “It has been an honour to represent Pakistan in the pinnacle and traditional format of ...

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Pakistan’s bounce back against South Africa

LONDON: A combined batting performance studded by Haris Sohail’s 59-ball 89 was backed up by the bowlers as Pakistan kept their hopes of progression at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 alive with a 49-run win against South Africa. Chasing Pakistan’s 308/7, South Africa came undone against Mohammad Amir ...

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Amir asks fans to refrain from foul language

MANCHESTER: Pakistan pace spearhead Mohammad Amir has called for peace among the cricketing fans, urging his team’s supporters to restrain from using ‘bad words’ against the national side, which has been on the receiving end after their defeat to arch-rivals India at the World Cup encounter on Sunday. “Please don’t ...

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Waqar Younis: Pakistan intimidated by India’s excellence

MANCHESTER: Pakistan legend Waqar Younis claimed India are superior to his former team because Virat Kohli’s men intimidate their arch rivals. Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side were no match India, who cruised to an 89-run win via the DLS method in Sunday’s World Cup clash in Manchester. Indian opener Rohit Sharma led ...

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Amir on top of the world despite Pakistan’s defeat

TAUNTON: Pace spearhead Mohammad Amir soaked up the adulation from Pakistan fans as he roared to the top of the World Cup bowling charts with career-best figures against Australia on Wednesday. Amir was back in Taunton, in southwest England, where he made his return to first-class cricket three years ago ...

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Amir aims for another Taunton triumph as Australia await

TAUNTON: Mohammad Amir will hope to enjoy another landmark occasion at Taunton when Pakistan face Australia there in a World Cup match on Wednesday. The group fixture at southwest county Somerset s headquarters sees Amir back at the ground where he made his return to first-class cricket in England three years ...

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