Mohammad Amir: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has rubbished speculations of a possible return to Test cricket. Also said that he is currently enjoying playing a red ball match for Gloucestershire in the ongoing County Championship. Amir last played Test cricket for Pakistan against South Africa in January 2019.
took retirement at the age of 28
Mohammad Amir had retired from international cricket at the age of 28. But Amir joined Gloucestershire due to a shoulder injury from his country mate Naseem Shah and made his return to first-class cricket after two and a half years, taking no wickets for 80 runs in 28 overs against Surrey but Hampshire. Took 3/57 wickets in the match against.
This veteran does not want to play Test cricket again for Pakistan
Amir was quoted as saying by ESPN Cricinfo, “It is too early to talk about a return to Test, because you never know about it and things keep changing, but for now I am enjoying playing for Gloucestershire.” . I am playing after three years, so it is not going to be easy as a fast bowler. Since his retirement from international cricket, Amir has focused on becoming a better cricketer in various T20 leagues across the world except the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Now plan to play in CPL
When asked how the red-ball cricket deal with Gloucestershire came about, Amir explained, “After recovering from injury in the PSL, I was training and feeling great and thought why not red-ball.” Give cricket a chance. I feel that I am getting better now and am on the right track. I am enjoying red-ball cricket. For now I am here only for three matches and later I am planning to move to CPL.