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Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has revealed that left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir will be closely monitored in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup.
Amir has suffered from a few niggles as of late, and many are attributing it to the amount of cricket he is playing.
With that in mind, Arthur confirmed that he, Amir and chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq will hold discussions about how to manage Amir’s workload in order to ensure he doesn’t break down prior to the World Cup, which will be held in England and Wales.
“I am going to sit with Mohammad Amir and Inzamam-ul-Haq soon and we are going to map out a future for him,” Arthur told PakPassion. “We need all our bowlers firing when it’s time for the 2019 World Cup so that we are in a position to choose the best possible squad we can have for that tournament.
“We also want to make sure that those players are not tired and are ready to deliver their best performances over that period for us. This is a discussion Inzamam and I will have between ourselves and then we will discuss this topic with the players too.
“After our discussions, Inzamam will present the plan to the selection panel and then to the players. Between all of us, we will have something concrete to work with, in what will be a very busy period leading up to the 2019 World Cup.”