Mohammad Amir is one of the tainted talents of World Cricket. Amir burst onto the cricketing scene as a fiery quick with loads of talent but couldn’t stay away from the grasp of match-fixing. However, he has been given a second life.
|Profession:||Professional cricketer of Pakistan|
|Height (approx.):||6’ 2”|
|Weight (approx.):||73 Kg|
|Date of Birth:||13 April 1992|
|Age (as on Dec 2019):||27 years|
|Birth Place:||Gujjar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Aries|
|Test:||4 July 2009 vs Sri Lanka in Galle|
|ODI:||30 July 2009 vs Sri Lanka in Dambulla|
|T20I:||7 June 2009 vs England in London|
|Jersey Number:||#5(Pakistan) |
#5(IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team:||Pakistan U19, Pakistan, Chittagong Vikings, Karachi Kings|
|Nature on field:||Very Aggressive|
|Likes to play against:||India|
|Favourite Shot/Ball:||Reverse Swing|
|Career Turning Point|
|Favourite Batsmen:||Hashim Amla|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Actors:||Shaan Shahid|
|Favourite Films/TV Show:||NA|
|Wife and Children|
|Wife:||Narjis Khatun |
|Marriage Date:||September 2016|
|Awards and recognitions|
He was once spotted under the allegations of Spot Fixing when he and his counterpart Mohammad Asif intentionaly bowled No-Balls which was questioned by an English News-Paper but Amir continued his protest against the allegations to prove his innocence.
Amir was banned from under the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Code but later on, Amir breached the ban while playing for Surrey Cricket which was a friendly match. He was informed that he can play a friendly match despite his ban while ICC was investigating the Incident.
He served half of his six-month sentence at the Portland Young Offenders Institute in Dorset when he was convicted at the Southwark Crown Court along with Mohammad Amir and Salman Butt. they were pleaded guilty, of Conspiracy to cheat at gambling and conspiracy to accept corrupt payments.
|Lesser Known Facts|