What is the fastest ball of Mohammad Amir?
Amir consistently clocked speeds of above 145 kilometres per hour (90 miles per hour) and bowled his quickest delivery in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka, at 152 kilometres per hour (94.4 miles per hour).
Why was Amir banned?
Amir, who was touted as one for the future, looked ahead to tumultuous times after a British daily’s sting caught him bowling intentional no-balls at Lord’s. The 18-year-old, along with his teammates, were slapped with a five-year ban and a jail sentence.
Did Salman Butt do match fixing?
On this day, a decade ago, in a historic decision three Pakistan players – Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir and Salman Butt –were sentenced to jail for their involvement in the spot-fixing scandal during Lord’s Test in 2010, which rocked the cricket world.
Is Mohammad Amir Pakistan’s greatest fast bowler?
Mohammad Amir, one of Pakistan’s brightest prospects burst into the cricketing scene in 2007/08. He was picked out as a special talent by his idol Wasim Akram long before he went on the tour to England with the Pakistan Under-19 side. By 2010 Amir emerged as one of the best fast bowlers to be produced by Pakistan.
Is Mohammad Amir still playing cricket?
Mohammad Amir ( Urdu: محمد عامر ; born 13 April 1992) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played for Pakistan between 2009 and 2020. Amir retired from international cricket on 17 December 2020. He is a left-arm fast bowler.
Who is Amrullah Amir?
Amir was spotted as a prospect by Akram in 2007 and he remarked that Amir was a much clever bowler than he was at the age of 18. His first major achievement was during Pakistan’s U-19 tour to England where he picked up eight wickets at an average of 16.37.
Is Mohammad Amir the next Wasim Akram?
Mohammad Amir, a left-arm pace bowler, reveres Wasim Akram. Over 2007 and 2008, he also emerged, still improbably young, as a hot pace prospect. Even before he went to England on an U-19 tour, he had been picked out as a special talent by Akram himself at a pace camp he oversaw in Lahore in May 2007.