Injured Amir to be fit for Australia ODIs

Published: January 6, 2017
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Photo Courtesy: Cricket Australia

Photo Courtesy: Cricket Australia

Pakistan left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir was ruled out from bowling in the last Test against Australia on day four but he will be available for selection in the upcoming five-ODI series.

The 24-year-old suffered a strain in his left intercostal muscle during training before the start of play on day four of the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Pakistan, on day five, need 410 more runs to win with nine wickets in hands and Amir can be seen in action with the bat if the need be.

“Amir has returned to the ground after the scans,” PCB Director Media Amjad Hussain told journalists on Friday afternoon as quoted by cricket.com.au.

“The MRI reveals a mark showing strain. Amir will take three to four days to recover and will be available for the ODI series in Australia. He will be unavailable to bowl in the third Test in Sydney but will be available to bat if required.”

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