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Amir closing in on Pakistan Test return

By: Eastern Eye Staff

FAST BOWLER Mohammad Amir has been named in Pakistan’s Test squad to face England in a four- match series starting next month, six years after he received a spot-fixing ban against the same opponents. The 24-year-old, who also served a custodial sentence for the offence, was expected to receive his British visa this week following a special request for leniency from the Pakistan Cricket Board. Amir (right), along with then-Pakistan captain Salman Butt and new-ball partner Mohammad Asif, were found guilty of arranging deliberate no-balls in return for money during the Lord’s Test against England in August 2010. In addition…

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