Mohammed Amir was at fault, no one should cry: Waqar Younis

Mirpur: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has termed Mohammed Amir's performance against India as 'outstanding' but at the same time said his sufferings in the last five years after being convicted for spot-fixing has been his own fault for which no one should feel bad. 

Pak coach Waqar Younis
Pak coach Waqar Younis

"It was his own fault and one shouldn't cry on that. He (Amir) is definitely world class and is getting better and stronger with every match. Even Virat Kohli has acknowledged that he is world class. He is an inspiration for young fast bowlers. Today the length at which he especially bowled and swung the ball at that pace was simply outstanding," Waqar said about the 'Enfant Terrible' of Pakistan cricket.

Even Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded that Amir's length was the key. "It was a great spell by Amir. His advantage was he bowled full. In this Pakistan team Amir and Mohammed Sami are the two bowlers who bowl a fuller length while the other two (Mohammed Irfan and Wahab Riaz) don't bowl too full," Dhoni said.



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