Pakistan’s left arm pace bowler Muhammad Amir has announced that he is taking a break from international cricket. Amir is not having a good relationship with the current national team management which he has shown many times on social media.
— It’s Cricket Time (@itscrickettime) December 17, 2020
In a video interview to a Pakistani news channel Samaa, Muhammad Amir said that he will be back to Pakistan soon after participating in the recently concluded Lanka Premier League. He said that he will tell the reason of quitting international cricket in detail. He has cleared that he can not continue to play under this management.
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JUST IN: PCB have confirmed that Mohammad Amir has stepped down from international cricket.
🇵🇰 147 internationals
☝️ 259 wickets
🎖️ 2009 @T20WorldCup champion
🏆 2017 ICC Champions Trophy winner
What is your favourite moment of the Pakistan pace bowler? pic.twitter.com/ilUAaZxSrM
— ICC (@ICC) December 17, 2020
Muhammad Amir played 147 international matches and took 259 wickets. He played 36 Test matches and took 119 wickets. He represented Pakistan in 61 ODIs and took 81 wickets. When it comes to the shorter format of the game, he played 50 matches with 59 wickets. Amir was also part of the 2009 World Cup T20I winning team as well as the 2017 Champions Trophy winning team.
Amir has also confirmed to Pakistan Cricket Board that he has no intentions and desires to play for Pakistan and he should not be considered for the future international matches.
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