After announcing his retirement from International cricket, Former Pakistani pacer Mohammed Amir is living with his family in United Kingdom. Mohammed Amir recently responds on his plans to settle down in UK and apply for british citizenship. His british citizenship will allow him to participate in Indian Premier league (IPL).
If he gets the British citizenship then he will be eligible for IPL. Former Pakistani pacer Azhar Mohammed has played in IPL for Punjab Kings after getting British Citizenship. Mohammed Amir reveals his plan to stay in UK in the future and will see how things go before taking a call on applying for British citizenship.
Mohammed Amir on British Citizenship:
Talking with Pakpassion.net, Mohammed Amir said, “At the moment UK has granted me indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom. I’m enjoying my cricket these days and plan to play for another 6 or 7 years so let’s see how things go.”
“My children will grow up in England and receive their education there so no doubt I will be spending a fair amount of time there.
At the moment, I’ve not really thought about the other possibilities and opportunities available. I will see how things will turn out when I receive British citizenship in the future,” Amir added.
Amir had retired from international cricket last year when Pakistan team management excluded him from the team. He gave the reason for his retirement that he can’t bear more mental torture. Mohammed Amir had played last match for Pakistan in a T20I against England in August 2020.
Amir had played his last domestic match for his side Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021. PCB has suspended PSL 2021 due to Covid-19 pandemic.