Mohammad Amir affected with COVID-19, pulls out of Abu Dhabi T10 League
By SMCS - Nov 18, 2021 6:31 pm
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The 2021 edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League will begin on 19th November 2021 where two matches will take place on the opening day of the tournament. While the Northern Warriors will face Delhi Bulls in the first match, Team Abu Dhabi will take on Bangla Tigers in the second match. However, Pakistan left-arm speedster Mohammad Amir, who is a part of the Bangla Tigers squad has pulled out of the tournament.

Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Amir

He took to Twitter to share that he would not be taking part as he was infected with Covid-19. Further adding that he is fine now, and he needs the prayers of the people for his recovery as well. “Hi everyone just wanted to say 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,” tweeted Mohammad Amir.

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The 2021 edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League will take place for just over 2 weeks. The summit clash of the tournament is scheduled to be played on 4th December 2021. All matches in the tournament will take place at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. So far, they have been 4 editions of the tournament that took place. The Northern Warriors have won the Abu Dhabi T10 League twice, whereas Kerala Kings and Maratha Arabians won the champions once each.

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Meanwhile, Mohammad Amir has recently come into the limelight after having a spat with the veteran India spinner Harbhajan Singh after Pakistan’s 10-wicket win over India in the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 as well. And, Singh later slammed the pace bowler too.

“Who is Amir I want to know, what credentials does he have? He is someone who betrayed his own country and fixed the game in Lord’s. He’s been talking too much about the India-Pakistan match and I gave him a befitting reply. Me and Shoaib Akhtar had our banter and he jumped in. He’s a disgrace, someone who didn’t play this game fairly. I don’t want to talk to people like this. I also urge the Pakistan Prime Minister to open schools for them where they can learn how to conduct themselves and how to behave when elders are talking. These guys have no sense or class. He’s no one,” Harbhajan had told India Today.