Left Arm Fast Bowler Amir Should be given ‘benefit of doubt’ says New Zealand Captain “McCullum”. Previously PCB was seeking for legal advice for Amir.
Amir has been selected for upcoming matches in New Zealand starting from January 15. However his participation is under consideration due New Zealand immigration rules allowing him for visa.
“He was a very young man at the time and he’s gone through a sound rehabilitation program.”
He further added,
“If he gets out on the field against us, then you play against the man you’re playing against, not a man who may have made some mistakes as a youngster.”
Chief Executive of New Zealand said,
“He was a very, very young man, a boy really (when he was suspended). He showed remorse at the time, admitted to it. He’s gone through all the rehabilitation and education as prescribed by the ICC. I’m personally comfortable with him coming to New Zealand and playing.”
“I’m personally comfortable with him coming to New Zealand and playing.”
An application asking for the approval or requesting for Visa for Amir for New Zealand has not yet been received, statement issued by New Zealnad’s immigration department.
It is further observed and likely to be in favor of Amir that he gets approval for which the decision has to be taken next week.