Let-arm pacer has been on the sidelines since the first ODI of the series
Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has recovered from chickenpox infection, after the he was declared fit by the medical staff.
According to Daily Express, Amir, whose minor infection had turned into chickenpox few days back, is back in Pakistan’s World Cup plans but he won’t be immediately feature in the side, bearing in mind Sunday’s fifth one-day international (ODI) against England.
Doctors have advised against putting Amir in the thick of things, soon after recovering from the infection.
Amir played one game during the tour matches, against Northamptonshire, while he was not picked to be part of the team during the one-off T20I match against England. He was part of the team for the first ODI against England, a match which was called off due to rain and where Amir did not get a chance to bowl, while he was ousted from the lineup for the second and third ODI due to chickenpox infection.
The fifth ODI between the two sides will be played at Headingley in Leeds on Sunday, May 19. The home side already has an unassailable lead in the series which makes the match a dead rubber.