My First Pick For World Cup Would Have Been Amir-Wasim Akram

I am certain that he will do well once his musicality is back… he is a decent learner so I trust things will come bravo sooner than later on the grounds that Pakistan needs him.” Wasim Akram Told AFP

Wasim Akram, the legendary Pakistan quick bowler, trusts Mohammad Amir could even now make a late passage into the national squad for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

Since the 2017 Champions Trophy last, Mohammad Amir has only five one- wickets in a bank at an average of 92.60. The poor form cost the left-arm pacer his spot in Pakistan’s 15-man squad for the World Cup, which begins on 30 May.

Despite poor form, Amir has discovered a solid supporter in Akram, Akram even said that Amir would have been his first pick, on account of conditions in England and Wales.

Amir will have a chance to justify his World Cup spot in a series against England, where Pakistan face the hosts in five ODIs and furthermore a Twenty20 International. The series will start with a T20I in Cardiff on Sunday, 5 May.

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