MOHAMMAD AMIR

  • Mohammad Amir likely to play in domestic T20 tournament in Pakistan 3 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned left-arm pacer, Mohammad Amir is likely to represent Rawalpindi team in the national Super Eights Twenty20 event, scheduled to be held in Faisalabad from May 11. A senior official of the Rawalpindi cricket association said they were looking to field Amir in the major tournament. "Amir belongs to Rawalpindi...
  • Injury hits comeback for Pakistan's Mohammad Amir April 17, 2015

    Paceman Mohammad Amir's comeback after his ban for spot-fixing has been halted by a hamstring injury which will take up to three weeks to recover, his agent said Friday. The left-arm quick suffered the injury on his 23rd birthday -- the second day of the Patron's Trophy Grade II final in...
  • Mohammad Amir targets steady progress in Pakistan comeback April 16, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir's 23rd birthday celebrations were marred by a hamstring injury Monday as the former prodigy downplayed hopes of a speedy international recall following a four-year ban for spot-fixing. Currently turning out for Omar Associates in Pakistan's Grade-II tournament, Amir, who has bagged an impressive 22 wickets in...
  • Mohammad Amir targets steady progress in Pakistan comeback April 14, 2015

    Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir's 23rd birthday celebrations were marred by a hamstring injury on Monday as the former prodigy downplayed hopes of a speedy international recall following a four-year ban for spot-fixing. Currently turning out for Omar Associates in Pakistan's Grade-II tournament, Amir, who has bagged an impressive 22 wickets in...
  • PCB advises Mohammad Amir to avoid media interactions April 14, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has advised banned left arm pacer Mohammad Amir to control his interaction with the media since he is still serving a five year ban for spot fixing from the ICC. A reliable source in the board said that the PCB had advised Amir against regularly giving...
  • Court rejects life ban petition for Pakistan's Mohammad Amir March 24, 2015

    Karachi: A Pakistani court on Tuesday dismissed a legal petition seeking a life ban on fast bowler Mohammad Amir, just weeks after he returned to domestic cricket following a spot-fixing suspension. The International Cricket Council (ICC) gave permission for the left-armer to return early to domestic cricket from his five-year ban...
  • Mohammad Amir returns to domestic cricket after 4-1/2 years of ban March 13, 2015

    Pakistan: Fast bowler Mohammad Amir came agonizingly close to a hat trick in his return to domestic cricket on Friday after a ban of four and a half years. Amir had opening batsman Naved Malik and Ali Sarfraz caught off successive deliveries in his fourth over of a grade-two match, one...
  • Mohammad Amir's comeback match washed out March 11, 2015

    Rawalpindi: Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir on Wednesday shrugged off the disappointment of his comeback match being washed out following a five-year ban for spot-fixing. The 22-year-old was due to make his return to competitive domestic cricket this week but a waterlogged pitch the after-effects of torrential downpours last week meant...
  • World Cup 2015: Tainted Amir urges youngsters not to 'destroy' lives March 10, 2015

    Rawalpindi: Former Pakistan pace prodigy Mohammad Amir Tuesday urged young players to be careful of the company they kept to avoid "destroying" their lives, as he prepared to make his return from a spot-fixing ban. The 22-year-old was due to begin his first game back in domestic cricket on Monday but...
  • Tainted Mohammad Amir set for return to domestic cricket March 8, 2015

    Islamabad: Considered among the best young bowlers in the world when he was hit with a five-year fixing ban in 2010, Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir embarks on the long road to redemption on Monday in his return to domestic cricket. The 22-year-old left-armer is set to play for Omar Associates in...
  • Mohammad Amir wants to be a better person February 4, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned pacer Mohammad Aamir has made it a point to redeem his public image on Wednesday. Aamir has been allowed by International Cricket Council to resume playing domestic cricket immediately although his ban for spot-fixing ends in September. "It is a long road to get back into international cricket for...
  • Mohammad Amir signed up to play in a non-first class Championship February 3, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned paceman, Mohammad Amir has been signed up by a leading private departmental team to play in the non-first class Patrons Trophy Grade-2 Championship next month. According to an official of the Omer Associates team, Amir will play for them in the tournament whose winner every season is promoted...
  • Petition filed seeking life ban for Mohammad Amir February 2, 2015

    Karachi: A petition was filed in a Pakistan court Monday demanding a lifetime ban for disgraced paceman Mohammad Amir after he was cleared last week to return to domestic cricket. Amir was given permission to play domestic cricket by the anti-corruption unit of the International Cricket Council, bringing him a step...
  • Banned players must be allowed to make a comeback: Salman Butt January 31, 2015

    Pakistan's banned former captain Salman Butt has said that those players who have been banned for spot fixing, have a right to try and make a comeback to international cricket once they complete their suspension period. "I know some people, including former players have said (Mohammad) Amir shouldn't be allowed to...
  • Pakistan cricket chief denies Mohammad Amir fast-tracked January 31, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricket chief Saturday denied that Mohammad Amir is being fast-tracked back into international cricket after a five-year ban, saying he will be monitored "on and off the field" before his re-entry. The 22-year-old was on Thursday cleared to play in domestic cricket by the sport's top governing body, bringing...
  • I will come back as a better cricketer, person: Mohammad Amir January 29, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned paceman, Mohammad Amir, who was on Thursday allowed to play domestic cricket by the ICC, has promised to return to the cricket field as a better human being and player. The pacer, whose five-year ban officially expires on September 2 this year, was informed by the ICC that...
  • Mohammad Amir to come out of spot-fixing ban, allowed to play domestic cricket January 29, 2015

    Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has received an early reprieve for a return to domestic cricket following his cooperation with anti-corruption officials, the International Cricket Council said on Thursday. Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Amir were all banned for spot-fixing during Pakistan's tour of England in 2010,...
  • Mohammad Amir return still a long way off: Reports January 25, 2015

    Karachi: A senior official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reiterated on Sunday that banned paceman Mohammad Amir was still a long way from being considered for national selection. Pakistani media sparked off a hype this week that Amir could be returning to cricket by next month after International Cricket Council...
  • Banned Mohammad Amir set for first-class return January 24, 2015

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir could return to first-class cricket as early as next month after a relaxation of the conditions of his ban for spot-fixing, an official said on Friday (Jan 23). Amir, 22, was banned for five years along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif in a spot...
  • Evidence prompts rethink in Pakistan cricketers' case: report January 17, 2015

    London: Prosecutors are re-examining the criminal convictions of three Pakistan players jailed in 2011 over spot-fixing allegations, according to a report in Britain's The Guardian newspaper. The Guardian said the convictions in a London court of then Pakistan captain Salman Butt, paceman Mohammad Asif and swing bowler Mohammad Amir, were among...
  • Lot of hurdles to cross before Mohammad Amir makes a comeback January 12, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board will adopt a six-month assessment process to decide whether left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir can be included again in the national team after the completion of his five-year ban period for spot-fixing. PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan told PTI on Sunday that contrary to the general impression no...
  • Ramiz Raja questions Pakistan support for tainted Mohammad Amir November 20, 2014

    Karachi: With efforts being increased to bring back Mohammad Amir into domestic cricket first and then into international cricket come 2015, former Test cricketer Ramiz Raja has spoken out and lamented that a man who cheated with cricket should not be allowed to play for Pakistan again. The International Cricket Council...
  • PCB seeks review of Mohammad Amir ban, shoots letter to ICC November 19, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has officially sent a letter to its international counterpart asking them to review the ban on Mohammad Amir in light of the revision in the anti-corruption code of the world body. A PCB official confirmed PTI on Wednesday that the letter had been dispatched to...
  • Mohammad Amir puts acting career on hold for domestic cricket hopes November 17, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned pace bowler Mohammad Amir has put his acting career on hold after the country's cricket governing body PCB said that it would be requesting the ICC to allow the tainted player to play domestic cricket before his ban ends in August 2015. "For me cricket has always been...
  • Pakistan to appeal for Mohammad Amir but not for Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif November 13, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will seek relaxation for fast bowler Mohammad Amir under the revised anti-corruption code of the International Cricket Council (ICC) but has ruled out appealing for Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif. PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said the board wile file an appeal with the ICC within...
  • Pakistan to apply for Mohammad Amir's clearance next week November 11, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan's cricket chief on Tuesday said that an appeal will be lodged with the anti-corruption unit to clear the way for seamer Mohammad Amir to play domestic matches before his five-year ban expires. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday revised its anti-corruption code which means that banned players...
  • Mohammad Amir ready for return to domestic cricket November 11, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir has welcomed the changes made in the ICC anti-corruption code and said he is ready for a quick return to domestic cricket. "I am already doing intensive training to maintain top fitness and I am confident that whenever the ICC gives the clearance I...
  • ICC poised to clear way for Mohammad Amir's return November 9, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir, banned and jailed for spot fixing in one of cricket's darkest episodes, is set to be handed a dramatic return to the sport. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is expected to revise its anti-corruption code at a two-day board meeting starting in Dubai on Sunday,...
  • ICC likely to allow banned players to feature in domestic leagues October 27, 2014

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said it is likely to allow banned players to feature in domestic matches a few months before their punishment expires. The provision in the players' code of conduct will come up for approval in next month's board meeting in Dubai and may specifically...
  • Banned cricketers Salim Malik, Mohammad Amir back prison terms for match fixers August 4, 2014

    Pakistan's banned cricketers, Salim Malik and Mohammad Amir have backed moves by New Zealand's government to enforce prison sentences for players found guilty of spot or match fixing. Malik, who is serving a life ban for match fixing and Amir who is in the fourth year of a five year ban...