Here’s How PCB Responded to Mohammad Amir’s ‘Indefinite Break’

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has responded to Mohammad Amir’s decision to take an indefinite break from international cricket.

Mohammad Amir shocked the cricketing world when he announced his decision to quit international cricket via a video. Amir said that the current Pakistan cricket management has put him through torture and he will not represent the country under this regime.


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PCB CEO, Wasim Khan, had a conversation with Mohammad Amir regarding his decision to retire from all forms of international cricket, where Amir confirmed that he has no desire to continue playing international cricket.

PCB responded to Amir’s decision via a statement, which read, “This is a personal decision of Mohammad Amir, which the PCB respects, and as such, will not make any further comment on this matter at this stage.”

PCB representative while talking to a media outlet also gave his response to Mohammad Amir’s decision.


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“Mohammad Amir has not contacted the PCB in this regard. The fast-bowler is not a contracted player and therefore is not bound to discuss this decision with the cricket board. He is completely free to make his own decisions,” he said.

Amir has been in a war of words with the Pakistani head coach, Misbah-ul-Haq, and bowling coach, Waqar Younis, recently. Amir has taken tacit digs at them on social media after he was overlooked for the squad against New Zealand.

Mohammad Amir had already retired from Test cricket in July 2019, however, he continued to play limited-overs cricket. Amir had been in and out of the team ever since his decision to retire from red-ball cricket.

  • Very sad. Pcb easily recommended Amir’s retirement neither pcb described his issue nor pcb declared to solve his problem with management. He didn’t want to leave international cricket I think pcb desires.

  • Diplomatic response from PCB is in tolerable at this stage. Wrong decisions by incapable PCB Management/ Admin has lost diamonds earlier and Muhammad Amir (MA) is a Jade in this regard. MA can still serve the Pak Cricket Team till next Intl Cricket World Cup. Internal politics of PCB management/ admin will lost the next world cup if decision of MA to quit Pak Cricket Team is accepted.
    Please Think Deeply.

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