Twitter is in fits after netizens called debutant Aamir Jamal the younger version of player Iftikhar Ahmed. Several social media users say Aamir Jamal resembles Iftikhar Ahmed and seems to be his younger version.
Another Twitter user even brought Haris Rauf into the comparison and said that these three players resemble each other a lot. Aamir Jamal has been trending on social media since his debut in the fifth match against England on Wednesday.
Debutant Amir Jamal received praise on social media for his spectacular last over in the 5th T20I match against England on Wednesday.
Aamer Jamal Iftikhar ka bhai hai?
— Umar Aftab Butt (@documaraftab) September 28, 2022
Amir Jamal made his T20I debut against England and took a wicket on the second ball of his international career. Jamal put up an impressive debut performance in the match last night. England needed 15 runs in the last over; Amir Jamal successfully defended the score and restricted the English batters. It was his wide Yorkers that give triumph to Pakistan in the fifth match.
Pakistan won the match by five runs and is leading the series by 3-2. England, after winning the toss, elected to field first; Pakistan playing first, set a target of 146 runs for England to chase. Besides other players, Amir Jamal made his debut in the last overs of the second innings. He claimed a wicket on the second ball of his career. Cricket fans believe it was brave of skipper Babar Azam to give the final over to Amir Jamal and defend the score.
Interestingly, Amir Jamal made his place in the national squad after playing just twelve T20s in National T20 Cup. According to sports journalists, Amir Jamal has been a surprise pick by the selection committee of PCB. Even Chairman PCB Ramiz Raja also praised the performance of Amir Jamal.
Jamal said he had tears of joy when coach Saqlain Mushtaq and skipper Babar Azam said informed him he is going to make his debut for Pakistan in the fifth T20I against England.