Muhammad Amir is a Pakistani cricketer. He was born on 13 April, 1992 in the district Gujar Khan, Pothohar, Pakistan. In 2003, luckily he was asked by Bajwa to join sports academy when he saw Amir’s marvelous performance in a local tournament. Amir is one the finest left-arm fast bowlers. He is notable for his fast bowling speed. On an average, he bowls at the speed of 140-145 kph.
He made his commencement in cricket during 2007 from his One-day carrier. He was got a chance of selection from Wasim Akram in a fast bowling camp. It was a remarkable era for him because just at the age of 15 he visited England with Pakistan U-19 cricket team. He was one of the paramount bowlers of the team.
In the year 2008, Amir won 4 wickets against Sri Lanka and England. In the same year a tri-nation tournament was held in Sri Lanka in which he won 9 wickets with an average of 11.22 in the consecutive three matches. He represented National Bank of Pakistan for Rawalpindi Rams. And he took 55 wickets for NBP. He was categorized as a top national player.
This success leaded towards his international decampment in Twenty20 World Cup held in 2009. He took wickets in 6 out of the 7 matches played, including the final match against Sri Lanka. Amir made the whole world dumbfound by his bowling speed of 152 kph (94.4 miles per hour). During the preliminary stages of 2010 World Cup, he took three wickets in a single over against Australia. However, in the same over the team took overall five wickets. It became a world record for a bowler to take three wickets and for a team to win five wickets in a single over in Twenty20 match.
In 2010, he was awarded with the youngest man of match to achieve total five wickets. A handful of international players praised him for becoming the youngest player to take 50 wickets in test matches. It was an honorable moment for Pakistan when he was announced as the world’s third highest player to win 19 wickets with an average of 18.3 in a series against England.
29 august 2010 was an obnoxious day for him. Amir was apprehended for spot-fixing. A five year ban was imposed on him. The reason was reportedly and wantonly bowling the two white balls against opponents. Amir implored a guilty and asked publically for exoneration. This retribution came into an end on 29 January 2015. He retraced his steps into Pakistani team from a visit to New Zealand in 2016. In September 2016, he was married to British citizen named as Narjis Khan. In February 2016, he played on the behalf of Karachi Kings in Pakistan Super League and performed a hat-trick.
In 2017 ICC champions trophy he won three wickets against India which was proved to be a great victory.
His performance was ordinary during 2018 Asia cup. He was able to score only 41 runs in 5 over. He didn’t manage to take a single wicket.