Mohammad Amir is a Pakistani cricketer, born on April 13, 1992, in Gujar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan. He made his international debut for Pakistan in 2009, at the age of 17, and quickly established himself as one of the most promising young fast bowlers in the world.
Amir’s career highlights include:
In his debut year, he was part of the team that won the 2009 ICC World Twenty20, where he took 3 wickets for 18 runs in the final against Sri Lanka.
In 2010, he was involved in a spot-fixing scandal during Pakistan’s tour of England and was subsequently banned from cricket for five years.
After serving his ban, he returned to international cricket in 2016 and played a crucial role in Pakistan’s victory in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, where he took 3 wickets for 16 runs in the final against India.
In 2019, he announced his retirement from Test cricket, in order to focus on limited-overs cricket.
In 2020, he was excluded from Pakistan’s squad for the tour of New Zealand due to personal reasons, and later announced his retirement from international cricket