Mohammad Amir to skip final ODI vs West Indies to visit ailing mother

first_imgPakistan pacer Mohammad Amir will miss the final match of the one-day series against West Indies being held in Abu Dhabi to visit his unwell mother.According to the Pakistan Cricket Board, his mother is seriously ill and hence they allowed him to return home to her. “The team management has allowed Amir to return home to attend to his mother who is seriously ill,” said the PCB statement. (Need time to deliver, don’t have a magic wand: Mohammad Amir) This will result in Amir missing the third and final ODI against West Indies, but the 24-year-old is expected to return for the three Tests in Dubai that will start on October 13. (2nd ODI: Babar Azam hits another century as Pakistan clinch series against West Indies)Amir will most likely be replaced by fast bowlers Rahat Ali and Sohail Khan. Pakistan beat West Indies 3-0 in the Twenty20 series which took place before the ODI series.last_img

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