Mohammad Aamer conceded a wide before taking the wicket of Sajjad Ali © Getty Images (File Photo)
Mohammad Aamer conceded a wide before taking the wicket of Sajjad Ali © Getty Images (File Photo)

Mohammad Aamer took a wicket off his first legitimate delivery during the opening game of the Haier Super8 T20 Cup 2015 match between Rawalpindi Rams and Abbottabad Falcons at Faislabad on Monday. Aamer conceded a wide, before clean bowling Sajjad Ali as Abbottabad lost their first wicket with five runs on board after 1.1 overs. READ: Mohammad Aamer’s progress halted by hamstring injury

Aamer is currently serving a five-year ban due to his involvement in the 2010 spot-fixing controversy, in which he played a major role along with Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt by bowling a series of pre-decided no-balls during the fourth and final Test against England at Lord’s in 2010. The young pacer, who was described as a prodigy by man former cricketers, was banned for a period of five years from international cricket, and also served three months in jail following a criminal investigation by the Scotland Yard. READ: Pakistan trio handed lengthy bans