Mohammad Amir shatters records as he leads Essex to victory with 10-wicket match haul

Unbeaten Division One leaders Essex thumped Yorkshire inside two days to strengthen their bid for a first County Championship title in 25 years. Pakistan paceman Amir was unplayable at times on a seamer-friendly pitch at Scarborough, finishing with career-best match figures of 10-72.

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Amir’s match figures of 10/72 are the best in his first-class career. This is only the 2nd time he has ever taken 10 wickets in a first-class game. Amir had match figures of 10/97 for National Bank of Pakistan against Lahore Shalimar way back in 2009.

Amir has taken in 203 wickets first-class cricket so far; he completed his 200 first-class wickets milestone during the 2nd innings of this game. Amir has played 51 FC matches so far and averages 22.96 with the ball.

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