Mohammad Amir is once again headed to Gloucestershire, this time signing on for them for the ongoing T20 Blast.

The news of his signing was announced by Gloucestershire on their website with the former Pakistani left-arm pacer having already represented them in the County Championships earlier.

Announcing it on their website, the press release read: “Gloucestershire is pleased to announce that former Pakistan International bowler Mohammad Amir is to return to BS7.”

Steve Snell, Gloucestershire Cricket Performance Director, said: “We are delighted to welcome back Mohammad to the squad. He’s a proven international performer and to have his experience available to us for the remainder of the Blast tournament will be invaluable. He has spent a lot of time with us this season and he knows the environment well, so for him to join us at this time will greatly help as we look to kick on for the second half of the T20 Blast campaign.”

The 30-year-old comes in as a replacement for Naseem Shah who had to leave the competition and return home due to a personal emergency.

He will be available for selection for Gloucestershire immediately for their remaining matches in the competition.

His selection is currently pending approval from the PCB Gloucestershire remained hopeful of the immediate approval.

Amir is well versed in T20 cricket with his 50 international appearances for Pakistan yielding 59 wickets.

He has also taken part in franchise cricket all around the globe.

Gloucestershire currently sits 4th in the South Group and will need some Mohammad Amir expertise to make a deep playoff run.