Johannesburg, June 19 : Disgraced Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Aamer is keen to make a swift return to international cricket, according to the psychologist who is helping him in his rehabilitation work.
Maqbool Babri, who was hired by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to counsel Aamer, has claimed his client seems `positive and relaxed' despite his five-year ban from cricket for indulging in corruption.
Aamer, 20, was found guilty of spot fixing during a Test at Lord''s in 2010, and spent three months in a British jail after being banned from the game by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
"I am very surprised that he was very positive and relaxed during the first session with me on Saturday. I think that Aamer''s lawyer was a positive influence on him and has guided him well," Sports24 quoted Babri, as saying.
Babri further claimed that Aamer, who was likened to legendary Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram before getting banned, is of the opinion that he belongs to the cricket world.
"Aamer realises that cricket is his profession and he wants to return to the game as and when possible, and during the session we moved towards enlightment," Babri said.
"I think he realises that he made a mistake... and since he is very passionate about his cricket I have to make him ready for that," he added. (ANI)
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