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Mohammad Amir may miss Ireland T20I opener

08 May, 2024 14:04

Pakistan star pacer Mohammad Amir is fighting against time for the upcoming T20I series against Ireland amid visa issues.

The pacer, who returned to the side after four years, was unable to travel with the Pakistan side which reached Dublin earlier in the morning.

Despite his selection for the T20I series against Ireland and England, Amir faced travel hindrances due to visa complications.

It is worth mentioning here that Amir has acquired permanent residency in the United Kingdom through his marriage to British national, had previously visited Ireland in 2018.

The Pakistan Cricket Board is in constantly communicating with the Cricket Ireland over the issue as the responsibility for timely visa issuance lies with the hosts.

Moreover, Shadab Khan and Hassan Ali, who were in England, have joined the squad in Dublin.

The team will take a rest day on Wednesday and commence their first training session on Thursday.

The first T20I match between Ireland and Pakistan is slated for Friday, May 10th.

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