Mohammad Amir joins KPL franchise Rawalakot Hawks as the icon player

KARACHI: Former Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has joined the Kashmir Premier League (KPL) franchise Rawalakot Hawks as the icon player for the forthcoming edition.

According to the announcement, the left-arm pacer will represent the defending champions of KPL in the upcoming second edition, scheduled from August 1 to 14.

“Having massive experience of T20 cricket, Amir adds strength to our side in upcoming KPL season 2 as our icon player,” the franchise said in a statement.

 

Amir, on the other hand, also expressed his gratitude for joining the former champions as an icon player and also thanked the Hawks’ management for the opportunity.

“I am happy to become a part of Rawalakot Hawks. Thanks to the management and coach Arshad Khan for having me,” Amir stated in a video message.

 

It is pertinent to mention here that Amir represented Pakistan in 50 T20Is and claimed 59 wickets at an average of 21.4.

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