Pakistan pacer Amir blessed with baby girl

The Pakistani pacer took to Twitter to announce the arrival of his child. Amir married his wife Narjis last year.

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir with his daughter.   -  Twitter @iamamirofficial

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir and his wife Narjis were on Tuesday blessed with a baby girl. The left-arm pacer tweeted the good news with a photo of the newborn. "Shukar Allhumdulilah blessed with the Rehmat of Allah. Mashallah," he wrote.

Amir has been living with his wife in the United Kingdom and playing county cricket over the past few months and is not a part of the Pakistan side playing the World XI in the T20 series in Lahore.

According to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sources, Amir had taken permission from the board and head coach Mickey Arthur to be with his wife.

Amir produced a blistering three-wicket burst against India in the Champions Trophy final to seal Pakistan's victory at the Oval in June.

Since that final he has not returned to Pakistan even for the celebrations that followed as he was busy playing for Essex in the County championship.

There is a possibility of Amir playing in the 3rd and final T20I of the series against World XI.