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Kamran Akmal angry at Mohammad Amir for retiring from Test cricket at the age of 27 Pakistan cricket

Kamran Akmal: “Amir taking retirement at the age of 27 is bad news for Pakistan cricket and this will set a bad example for young local cricketers”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has lashed out at left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir over his decision to retire from Test cricket.

Amir, who is 27, decided to walk away from the longest format of the game in order to focus on his limited overs career.

Akmal is the latest Pakistan cricketer to voice his disapproval towards Amir’s decision, as Shoaib Akhtar, Wasim Akram and Ramiz Raja have all expressed their disappointment over the past few days.

“I was surprised to see Amir announce his retirement from Test cricket because I think he should have at least played for another five to six years,” Akmal told cricketpakistan.com.pk. “Amir taking retirement at the age of 27 is bad news for Pakistan cricket and this will set a bad example for young local cricketers.

“Selecting players on performances based on [the] PSL (Pakistan Super League) and increase in T20 leagues around the world is encouraging cricketers to focus on T20 cricket rather than putting in the hard yards in domestic four-day cricket. I’m sure more players will soon announce [their] retirement from Test cricket as well.”

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