After not being initially selected in the World Cup squad, Mohammad Amir ended up being Pakistan’s highest wicket-taker in the tournament. The fast-bowler buried his past ghosts and emerged as the leader of Pakistan’s bowling attack.
During the World Cup, the issue regarding players’ families staying with them made a lot of buzz back in Pakistan. Former players such as Mohammad Yousaf were left furious at the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision for allowing families of players to stay with them ahead of the match against India in the World Cup.
Amidst this backdrop, a picture depicting New Zealand players accompanied with their partners and children in the ground after beating India recently circulated around the internet. Replying to this photograph, Amir said this signalled a different mindset than the one prevalent among critics in his country.