Mohammad Amir infected with Covid-19, pulls out of Abu Dhabi T10 League

Mohammad Amir infected with Covid-19, pulls out of Abu Dhabi T10 League

Mohammad Amir was a part of the Bangla Tigers squad for the tournament.

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Mohammad Amir. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

The 2021 edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League will commence on 19th November 2021. The opening day of the tournament will see 2 matches being played. While the Northern Warriors will take on the Delhi Bulls in the first rubber, Team Abu Dhabi will clash with the Bangla Tigers in the second match.

And, Pakistan left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir, who is a part of the Bangla Tigers squad has pulled out of the competition. Amir took to Twitter to reveal that he will not take part as he was infected with Covid-19. Adding that he is fine now, the left-arm pacer added that he needs the prayers of the people for his recovery.

“Hi everyone just wanted to say I am not playing T10 league this year because I got affected with the covid but now I am fine ALHUMDULILLAH just need prayers for the speedy recovery,” tweeted Mohammad Amir.

You can see the tweet from Amir below

The 2021 Abu Dhabi T10 League will be played from November 19th to December 4th

The 2021 edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League will be played for just over 2 weeks. While the tournament will commence on 19th November 2021, the summit clash of the competition is slated to be played on 4th December 2021. All matches in the tournament will be held at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

There have been 4 editions of the tournament held so far. The Northern Warriors have won the Abu Dhabi T10 League twice, while Kerala Kings and Maratha Arabians emerged as the champions once each.

The Northern Warriors are currently the defending champions of the tournament. In the previous edition of the competition, the Northern Warriors downed the Delhi Bulls in the final to win the summit clash with 8 wickets in hand. The Delhi Bulls posted a total of 81/9 on the board, and the Warriors chased down the target with 10 balls remaining.