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Mohamed Amir sought UK citizenship, now wants to play for Pakistan


  • Aamir’s wife is a citizen of the UK, she applied for a spouse visa
  • After being found guilty in spot-fixing, Aamir was convicted in a UK jail.

Sports desk Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Aamir on Friday stunned everyone by announcing his retirement from Test cricket. Veteran cricketers such as Wasim Akram and Rameez Raja said their surprise to this decision. Amir no longer wants to play for Pakistan He has applied for UK citizenship. According to media reports, Aamir is also buying a house in Britain so that he can stay permanently there.

Aamir married British citizen Nargis Malik in 2016. According to the Pakistani newspaper ‘The Tribune’, Aamir has applied for a spouse visa (visa granted on a wife’s basis of citizenship). In the beginning, it combines for 30 months. Later, if the concerned person meets the set standards then he can get permanent citizenship and British passport. After getting SPA Visa, Aamir can work for livelihood in the UK. At the moment, they are trying to buy a home in London.

Fixing problem? Aamir can have a problem in the case of permanent British citizenship. In fact, the British court found him guilty in the spot-fixing case. In this case, the punishment in the British jail has also been cut. The Home Department may file an objection in this regard. At the same time, there is one side that after several years of punishment, many times Amir has gone to Britain. There he played county cricket too. Therefore, it is possible that assuming the right behavior as a basis, fixing does not make the case.

It is said in the information report that in the information report, many players playing for Pakistan with Aamir are not surprised by the news of Amir’s retirement from Test cricket. In fact, these players know well that the fast bowler does not want to live in Pakistan either and neither wants to play with the Pak team. He wants to play in England and T20 League all over the world. Pakistan have to play in the next series against Sri Lanka in UAE. The pitch there is not helpful for fast bowlers. Aamir has announced his retirement from Test cricket even before this series.

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