Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has come out of international retirement and made himself available for selection ahead of the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup to be played in June. Amir took to the social media platform 'X' to make the announcement.

Amir mentioned that he has had a "few positive discussions" with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and that the board "respectfully" made him feel that he was needed.

"I still dream to play for Pakistan!

life brings us to the points where at times we have to reconsider our decisions, There has been few positive discussions between myself and the PCB where they respectfully made me feel that I was needed and can still play for Pakistan after discussing with family and we'll wishers I declare that I am available to be considered for upcoming t20WC, I want do this for my country as it comes before my personal decisions. Donning

the green jersey and serving my country has always been, and will continue to be, my greatest aspirations," Amir posted on X.

Notably, Amir announced his retirement from the red-ball format in July 2019 and retired from both white-ball formats in December 2020.

The Pakistan pacer played 36 Tests for Pakistan after making his Test debut in July 2009 against Sri Lanka in July 2009.

The 31-year-old has represented Pakistan in 61 ODIs and 50 T20Is. The left-arm speedster has bagged 119 wickets in the red-ball format, 81 in the 50-over format and 59 scalps in the shortest format of the sport. 

Amir played for Quetta Gladiators during the ninth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He bagged 10 wickets in nine games at an economy of 8.41 runs per over and finished as the third-leading wicket-taker for Quetta behind Abrar Ahmed and Akeal Hosein.
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