Mohammad Amir, a fast bowler, withdrew from the Abu Dhabi T10 League’s 5th season after testing positive for Covid-19.
On Thursday, the left-handed pitcher, who was set to represent the Bangla Tigers in the tournament, shared the news on Twitter.
“Hello everyone, just wanted to let you know that I will not be participating in the T10 league this year due to covid, but I am well now ALHUMDULILLAH,” Amir said on Twitter.
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hi everyone just wanted to say m I am not playing T10 league this year because I got affected with the covid but now I am fine ALHUMDULILLAH just need prayers for the speedy recovery 🙏 ❤
— Mohammad Amir (@iamamirofficial) November 18, 2021
It was unclear if he would play in the Lanka Premier League (LPL), which begins next month in Sri Lanka and in which he represents Galle Gladiators.
The T10 league’s 2021 season will begin on November 19 in Abu Dhabi. The 34-match tournament’s final will be held on December 4 at the same location, with each match lasting 90 minutes.
The 29-year-old fast bowler has been a constant in franchise cricket since his untimely retirement from international cricket.
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Mohammad Amir has played in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the Big Bash League (BBL), the Vitality Blast T20, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), the Lanka Premier League (LPL), and the Abu Dhabi T10 League thus far.
In addition, he has played for Essex Cricket Club in the County Championship.