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Mohammad Amir in the IPL:
Mohammad Amir can be an excellent player to increase the strength of the team, of which he will be the part.Mohammad Amir in the IPL is matter discussed a lot now a days.
Pakistan left-arm seamer, after retirement from the international circuit Mohammad Amir has become the main point of discussion in the fraternity of cricket.
In December 2020, Mohammad Amir created a lot of controversy when he took the decision to refrain himself to play for his nation at the age of 29.
A few days back, Mohammad Amir disclosed that he is trying for British citizenship. He also revealed that he will continue playing cricket because still six or seven years for cricket are left for him.
This news of Amir taking the citizenship of United Kingdom (UK) is creating a lot of buzz on social media. If Mohammad Amir succeeds in obtaining the citizenship of UK, he will become eligible to be a part of any team for Indian Premier League as an English player.Mohammad Amir in the IPL can be signed.
BCCI does not allow Pakistan players to participate in the Indian Premier League. Azhar Mahmood is the only player who has participated in Indian Premier League after the inaugural edition.
The former Pakistan all-rounder, Mohammad Amir registered himself as an English player. He appeared for the Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings.
If Mohammad Amir will become the citizen of UK and goes under the hammer in IPL auction, then many franchisees will run behind him.
In this article there is description about 3 teams that can sign Pakistan’ Mohammad Amir in the IPL:
1. Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings have Mohammed Shami as a brilliant pacer. The Indian seamer has also played vital role in the victory of Punjab Kings. He has also delivered many match-defining performances. But, Punjab Kings is in need to find a good partner for Shami.
In IPL 2020, Punjab Kings picked Sheldon Cottrell but the West Indies bowled very expensively in the death overs and gave away a lot of runs. In the auction for IPL 2021, Punjab Kings played a gamble by and included Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith as their excellent bowlers.
But, Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith were unable to attain a good position in the now-postponed IPL 2021.Thus; both were dropped from the team.
Pakistan seamer, Mohammad Amir has achieved track record in the international circuit. If the KL Rahul-led franchise take the decision of including Mohammad Amir in their team, it will not be the matter of surprize.
2. Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore have been known for their intimidating batting line-up which includes two highly energetic batsman, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.
It happened many times that Royal Challengers Bangalore managed to post total of over 200 runs.
But the absence of a good pacer is one of the major reasons for not winning their maiden IPL title.
Royal Challengers Bangalore gave away a lot of runs in the death overs. In 14th tournament of IPL, they played a big gamble and included Kyle Jamieson for a whopping INR 15 crore . However, Kiwi pacer failed to contribute much.
The now-postponed IPL 2021, Mohammed Siraj has proved himself as efficient pacer for RCB.
But, the team needs to enrich their pace attack. Moreover team want a pacer to support Siraj.
If Mohammad Amir is able to attain the citizenship of UK, RCB may go behind the pacer.
3. Kolkata Knight Riders
Before the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders looked like a stelled squad as the team has batters, bowlers, and all-rounders.
But, Kolkata Knight Riders was not able to show up to the mark performance in now-suspended IPL.Batsmen and bowlers disappointed big time.
Kolkata Knight Riders managed to get only second last position on the points table. They were able to achieve victory in just two matches from out of seven.
The Australian cricketer Pat Cummins has shown extremely energetic performance as he was the highest wicket-taker for Kolkata Knight Riders.
But, KKR was unable to find another pacer for supporting the Australian pacer.
Mohammad Amir can accompany Australian pacer in the powerplay and death overs.
The two seamers will be able to make a deadly pace combination because both of them are having ample of international experience.