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Misbah-ul-Haq backs Mohammad Amir’s experience for Pakistan in T20 World Cup 2024

CricketMisbah-ul-Haq backs Mohammad Amir's experience for Pakistan in T20 World Cup 2024

Srinagar: Former Pakistan captain and coach Misbah-ul-Haq has backed Mohammad Amir in the Pakistan squad for the T20 World Cup 2024.

Mohammad Amir after long hiatus recently made return to International Cricket.

Misbah-Ul-Haq acknowledged that Amir may not be as effective as he once was but emphasised his potential to contribute to Pakistan with his experience.

“Last time back in 2017 in the Champions Trophy, there is quite a difference between that Amir and today’s Amir. Back then, there was more pace, more swing, more zip in his bowling. But now these factors might have been slightly reduced, but there is an advantage. He has huge experience,” Misbah-ul-Haq said while speaking during the Star Sports Press Room.

“And his experience as a death bowler, how to bowl under pressure and use variations. These factors will be a crucial asset in Amir’s forte this time.

“He might not be that effective with the new ball, but in the death, he will be crucial with his slower balls, aimed at outside the off stump.

“And lastly, comes the major factor of pressure handling. In big games, where you have previously faced big teams and won games, it is more for Amir while facing India.”

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