Inzamam-ul-Haq Calls Mohammad Amir’s Retirement Decision “Unfortunate” | Cricket NewsDecember 25, 2020
Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq believes that the sudden retirement of pacer Mohammad Amir will affect the facet and added that it’s “unfortunate” to see a participant hanging his boots because of the points with the nation’s cricket board. Amir introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket on December 17 citing not with the ability to deal with the psychological torture he has been subjected to by the present Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) administration and a few former Pakistan gamers.
“Amir is a good player and his absence will affect the side. But we have other bowlers as well, who are doing well. Such incidents should not take place in Pakistan cricket and this is more important for me as compared to how it affects our bowling strength. A player should not leave cricket in such a manner, after having served Pakistan cricket, as it doesn’t look good,” Cricket Pakistan quoted Inzamam as saying.
According to the veteran batsman, each the events ought to have spoken in regards to the points and tried to unravel them earlier than taking such a tough choice.
“If Amir had any issues with Waqar (Younis), he should have talked with Misbah (ul Haq) and if that didn’t work he should have approached the PCB. If the issue remained after this, then he had the right to take such a decision. It’s unfortunate to see a player retire just because he was unhappy with one person,” he added.
Amir had clarified that his choice to retire was not based mostly on him being dropped for the New Zealand collection, quite it was based mostly on how some members of the PCB administration saved on going about his choice to not play Test cricket.
“The issue started when I announced my retirement from Test cricket. All was fine after the 2019 World Cup, then-coach Mickey Arthur was fine with it and he understood the decision. However, some members in the PCB management once they took charge selected me for white-ball leg, and we even went to Australia, but when Pakistan lost the Test series there, the head coach and bowling coach started giving statements against me not playing Tests, some PCB management members said that Amir ditched us, they said I left Test cricket for T20 leagues. I was handling it for one year,” Amir had stated on his official YouTube channel.
The speedster performed 36 Tests, 61 ODIs, and 50 T20Is. Amir went on to take 259 wickets throughout three codecs of the sport. Amir had performed his first worldwide match throughout the 2009 T20 World Cup.
Last yr, Amir had introduced his retirement from Test cricket in an effort to deal with white-ball cricket. He known as time on his profession after enjoying simply 36 Tests, during which he scalped 119 wickets.
In November this yr, Amir was dropped from Pakistan’s T20 squad for the three-match collection towards New Zealand.
He was final seen in motion within the Lanka Premier League and he represented Galle Gladiators.
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