"The PCB has supported Amir and given him a second chance to play for Pakistan again because he served his punishment and was cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to play cricket again," Pakistan Cricket Board's Executive Committee head Najam Sethi told the media here.
Sethi was also a Chairman of the Board in 2013 and 2014. Sethi said there had been lot of discussion on whether Amir should be allowed back into the team after being banned for five years following the 2010 spot-fixing scandal. The pacer has been picked for the upcoming limited-overs tour of New Zealand.
"Everyone has his strong views on this issue but now it is up to him how he makes the most of this opportunity. He will have to be on his best behavior on and off the field. As his every action will be followed closely," he added.
"I think it is now Amir's responsibility to adjust into the team and regain the confidence and support of his teammates and officials. He will have to watch his overall attitude and behavior which will be closely monitored," Sethi said. He noted that the spot fixing scandal had badly hurt the image of Pakistan cricket five years back.

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