Mohammad Amir Receives Warning for Promoting Surrogate Betting Firm

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Mohammad Amir Receives Warning for Promoting Surrogate Betting Firm
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Pakistan pace sensation Mohammad Amir received a warning from the Pakistan Cricket Board over promoting companies where people can bet money on sports.

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The news was revealed by Daily Jang on Wednesday, which tells Mohammad Amir to get a warning over promoting surrogate betting companies.

Amir recently took back retirement from cricket and is part of the Pakistan squad in the upcoming series against New Zealand as seen in a social media post of a betting company.


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Pakistan Cricket Board gives a warning to pacers that is against the rule of contract. He can be banned from PCB for doing this.

Amir in return told PCB that the contract was signed before he took retirement back and the company won’t use pacer pictures in advertisements for promotion going forward.

However, Amir faced criticism from cricket fans for promoting a betting company.

The sources also tell Amir’s contract worth PKR 12.5 million for 60 social media posts for promotion of the betting company.

Additionally, Amir was banned from International cricket back in 2010 for five years by International Cricket Council (ICC) with Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt in spot-fixing.

Amir also served half a six-month custodial sentence in young offenders institutes in Feltham and Dorset.

Amir returned to cricket in 2016 when he was 31 years old. He was the key player who helped pakistan to win the title of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 against India by 180 runs.

Fans still love to watch his spell against India’s top orders where the pacer took down Rohit Sharma, Shikar Dhawan, and Star Cricketer Virat Kholi in the Champions Trophy.

After this Amir retired from cricket when the pacer said that he couldn’t play under the management that tortured him mentally in December 2020.

Amir recently took retirement back from cricket ahead of the Pakistan vs New Zealand series starting on 18th April.

Pakistan and New Zealand will play three T20Is at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi on April 18, 20 and 21. Following that, both sides will move to Lahore, where they will play the remaining two T20Is of the series on 25 and 27 April, respectively.

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