Former Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir who announced his shocking retirement from international cricket last year at the age of 29 has opened up on his future plans of getting English citizenship. Amir is staying in the United Kingdom at present, and he still has a lot of cricket left in him. If he applies for British citizenship, it might open the possibility of witnessing him in the IPL.
The BCCI does not allow Pakistan players to participate in the Indian premier league since the second edition in 2009 and only Pakistani, Azhar Mahmood has played in the IPL after attaining citizenship status in England. Mahmood played for the Punjab franchise and the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL and is one of the experienced veterans of T20 cricket. Here are 3 teams that can target Mohammad Amir in IPL 2022 Auction.
3 Teams Which Can Target Mohammad Amir In IPL 2022 Auction
Punjab Kings are in need of an out-and-right fast bowler who can create havoc in the powerplay. Mohammad Amir is one of the best bowlers when it comes to powerplay and he also generates a lot of pace. He can a great prospect for the Punjab Kings to form an excellent bowling pair with the likes of Mohammad Shami.
Punjab picked up Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith in the 2021 auction and both the bowlers did not have much impact in the first few games and had to be dropped after that. Meredith made a good comeback but Punjab will most likely look to change their bowling attack which has struggled. Mohammad Amir can be a great addition to the side and Punjab will target him if he is available.