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Arthur hopes swing and luck returns for Amir

LONDON: Pakistan's dependence on spearhead Mohammad Amir is natural. In an inexperienced bowling attack they hope Muhammed Amir could lead from the front, more so in the opening Test against England starting at Lord's on Thursday. Having showed his desire to play more limited overs cricket than in Tests, this Test tour of England may set the direction for Amir. Amir has not been in the best of form and fitness since the tour started. Since his return from a spot fixing ban, Amir has 49 wickets in 17 Tests, which is…

Amir proves his fitness as Pakistan draw final warm-up match

Mohammad Amir appeared to prove his fitness as Pakistan drew their final warm-up match ahead of the start of their two-Test series against England. A two-day game against Leicestershire was always likely to end in a draw and that was the case as the Midlands county finished on 226 for six in reply to Pakistan’s first innings 321 for nine declared. Amir was one of several first-choice players rested from this match ahead of the first Test at Lord’s starting Thursday after suffering a recurrence of a longstanding knee…

Sharing hat-trick with Amir is a pleasure, says Junaid Khan

Multan Sultans’ spearhead fast bowler Junaid Khan showed delight at sharing the record of a hat-trick with national team-mate Mohammad Amir, saying he prays other pacemen like Wahab Riaz and Hasan Ali also achieve the feat. Junaid, who missed Pakistan’s tour of New Zealand due to fitness issues, dismissed Lahore Qalandars’s Yasir Shah, Cameroon Delport and Raza Hasan in the 17th over to finish with 3-27. That helped Sultans fight back to pull off a stunning 43-run win — their second in PSL 3. Junaid sparked a collapse…

Champions Trophy heroes Fakhar Zaman, Amir claim ODI performance of the year awards

Pakistan’s Champions Trophy 2017 heroes Fakhar Zaman and Muhammad Amir were voted as the winners of the Cricinfo Awards for the best performances in 2017. Cricinfo, which is a leading website for cricket in the world, has declared Smith’s combat 109 in Australia’s unexpected win in Pune as the best Test batting performance, drubbing his eight-and-a-half-hour 141 not out at the Gabba, Lyon for his 8 for 50 was handpicked for the Test bowling award overtaking Ashwin’s 6 for 41 in the same Test, in Bengaluru. Muhammad…

Irum Farooqui says MQM-P should get rid of Amir, Izhar, Faisal Sabzwari

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) dissident Irum Azeem Farooqui on Thursday asked the MQM-Pakistan to remove senior leaders Amir Khan, Izhar-ul-Hassan and Faisal Sabzwari from the party for they were mafias who collected money from towns, ARY News reported. "I have always said that MQM-P is a good party, but it has got mafias in the top brass. The good ones need to kick them out before they take over," Irum Azeem Farooqui said in a statement. She also said she was soon going to leave Pakistan as she had life…

Sreesanth says inspired by Amir’s comeback after court lifts fixing ban

NEW DELHI: Indian pace bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth said Tuesday he was dreaming of playing in the 2019 World Cup after a court lifted a life ban imposed over a match-fixing scandal. The 34-year-old knows he faces a tough battle after four years in the wilderness, but he said he was inspired by the successful comeback of Pakistan's Mohammad Amir from a fixing ban. The Kerala state high court lifted Sreesanth's ban on Monday, saying the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had not proved his role in the 2013…

Amir takes five for Championship leaders Essex

LONDON: Pakistan's Mohammad Amir took five for 18 as English County Championship leaders Essex had the better of the opening day in a First Division encounter away to Yorkshire at Scarborough on Sunday. The left-arm fast bowler's first 'five-for' for Essex in just his second Championship match was instrumental in Yorkshire being skittled out for a meagre 113. Essex ended the first day on 188 for five, a lead of 75 runs, with captain Ryan ten Doeschate 61 not out. 🔥 | What a performance from @iamamirofficial on Day…

Virat Kohli donates signed bat for Afridi’s fundraising campaign for hospital

LONDON: Indian batsman Virat Kohli has donated a signed bat for the Shahid Afridi Foundation for its project of a hospital in Thar. Afridi has thanked the Indian skipper for his contribution in this great cause. An fundraising event in this regard was held at Chak89 restaurant in London. The event was attended by Pakistan's strike bowler Mohammad Amir and the world's No1 T20 bowler Imad Wasim. You're most welcome Shahid Bhai.. Wishing you and the @SAFoundationN all the luck for the upcoming events. ☺️ #HopeNotOut…

Amir delighted by Cook reception at Essex

LONDON: Pakistan bowler Mohammed Amir has praised the way former England captain Alastair Cook welcomed him to Essex ahead of his upcoming debut with the English county. Left-arm paceman Amir joined Essex after helping Pakistan win the Champions Trophy, with the 25-year-old taking three for 16 in Sunday's stunning 180-run demolition of India in the final. He is expected to play in Monday's County Championship fixture against title-holders Middlesex, having seemingly earned his redemption following a spot-fixing ban in…

Amir targets five-for against India

BIRMINGHAM: Ahead of the Champions Trophy game against India, Pakistan's top pacer Mohammad Amir admitted he has been dreaming for a five-for against the arch rivals in the crucial match at Edgbaston on Sunday. Pakistan will rely on pace as they had targeted India with speed in the past, saying in 2012-13 when they won a ODI series 2-1. So Amir will be the key in that, and the left-armer realizes his importance. "Yeah, I am hoping to get wickets and if they are five I will take them any day," Amir told ARYnews. "I…