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Pakistan drop struggling Amir from Australia Tests

Mohammad Amir

By: Sarwar Alam

Pakistan on Thursday (27) left out struggling pace spearhead Mohammad Amir from the 17-member squad for the two-match Test series against Australia starting in United Arab Emirates next month. The 26-year-old fast bowler, who returned from a five-year ban for match-fixing in January 2016, had a wicketless Asia Cup in which he was dropped for two matches. Pakistan crashed out of the Asia Cup after losing to Bangladesh, who meet India in the final in Dubai on Friday. Pakistan will heavily rely on its ace leg-spinner Yasir Shah who played a key role in the 2-0 win over Australia in UAE in…

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