Updated: Jul 3, 2023, 17:06 IST

IPL 2024: Mohammad Amir to be part of Indian Premier League 2024?


Indian Premier League is the biggest and the hottest T20 league in the world. The 2023 season was by far one of the best in terms of excitement. This year, the sentiments ran high as it was likely to be MS Dhoni’s last season. The former India captain saw his side Chennai Super Kings win their 5th IPL title and decided to play 1 more season just for the fans. After the amazing 2023 season, the fans are excited to see what the 2024 season has in store .

The story so far –

Pakistan players haven’t been part of the IPL since their only appearance during the 2008 season. The Mumbai Terror Attacks in 2008 and the subsequent political tensions between the two nations have seen cricket take a back seat. There has always been talks of Pakistani players being ignored, but this could change in 2024, but with a twist.

Mohammad Amir to be part of IPL 2024?

Former Pakistan left arm pacer, Mohammad Amir could play the 2024 season of the TATA Indian Premier League. The 30 year retired in 2020 after his public falling out with PCB. Amir, since then has been playing T20 and T10 cricket around the world. If everything falls into place Amir could be seen playing for one of the ten teams in the cash rich league soon.

Mohammad Amir set to become an English citizen –

As per reports, Mohammad Amir is set to become a citizen of England and his passport is due anytime soon. The former Pakistani pacer’ wife is an England citizen and he has been staying in England ever since he called time on his international career.

Amir will not play for England but keep options open for IPL –

Speaking to ARY news, the former left arm quick said “First I will not play for England, I have played for Pakistan. Second, there is one more year to go,. What will be the scenario at that time… I always say I go step by step. We don’t know what will happen tomorrow and I start thinking about playing IPL 2024. I don’t know where I will be a year later. No one knows about the future. When I get my passport whatever the best opportunity will be and I will get … I will avail it”

Mohammad Amir had played 36 test for Pakistan picking 119 wickets with a best of 6/44 which is one of the 4 five wicket hauls he had taken. Amir also played 61 ODI games picking 81 wickets. He was part of the team which beat India to win the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017. Amir had played 50 T20 games and picked 59 wickets and was part of the 2009 T20 World Cup winning team.

Amir had to stay away from cricket for 5 years after he was banned for his involvement in the spot fixing saga of 2010 along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif. Once he came back the left arm pacer had to endure a lot of off the field issues which ultimately ended in his premature retirement in 2020.