People Are Heartbroken Over Mohammad Amir Announcing His Retirement From Test Cricket

By Sajeer Shaikh | 26 Jul, 2019

Mohammad Amir is no stranger to the world of cricket. His incredible talent and skillset have made him a fan-favorite, and he’s been a huge asset to Pakistan’s cricket team. However, the beloved cricketer announced his retirement from Test cricket.

According to a  statement shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Amir said: “It has been an honor to represent Pakistan in the pinnacle and traditional format of the game. I, however, have decided to move away from the longer version so I can concentrate on white-ball cricket.”

He also took to YouTube to let his fans know the same.

“Playing for Pakistan remains my ultimate desire and objective and I will try my best to be in the best physical shape to contribute [to] the team’s upcoming challenges, including next year’s ICC T20 World Cup,” stated Amir.

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Love this kit great stuff from AJ sports

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Amir thanked his teammates, his opponents, and the PCB as well while talking about his journey.

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Allah ka shukkar 🙂 #CWC2019 #engvpak🇵🇰

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As a result, he’s currently become the topic of conversation for people on Twitter. Some are reminiscing his best moments, others are sharing how they feel about this decision.

Zainab Abbas highlighted his best swing bowling moments.

Azhar Mahmood weighed in as well.

Others are remembering him for the superstar he has been.

However, some people are also disappointed.


Some people also threw shade at the Indian team.

But mostly, people wish him well.


What’s your take on this decision? Let us know in the comments!


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