‘Cannot play under this management’ Amir takes indefinite break from international cricket


Karachi: Veteran pacer Mohammad Amir has taken an indefinite break from international cricket and has announced that he cannot play under the current management, ARY News reported.

According to sources, the 28-year-old has not announced retirement, however, he is not willing to play under the current set-up led by head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis.

Amir talked exclusively to ARY News and said that he will be addressing from a press conference on Saturday, December 19.

“My personal decision to leave Test cricket was taken in a wrong way. My retirement was attached to my desire of playing T20 leagues. I was wishing to invest everything in white-ball cricket for Pakistan,” He said.

Amir’s reaction came after Waqar Younis blamed him that he has been playing T20 franchise leagues and has not taken retirement from Test cricket due to workload.

Note, Amir announced retirement from Test cricket in 2019 and made himself available for white-ball cricket only.

He was dropped from the Pakistan squad against Zimbabwe and New Zealand and has often shown disappointment towards Misbah and Waqar on Twitter.

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