Yet another feather in the cap of Pakistan’s Babar Azam
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s premium batsman Babar Azam has signed a contract with Somerset Cricket for the 2019 Vitality Blast.
The top-ranked ICC T20I batsman agreed to play for Somerset today and the news was revealed by the club itself on Twitter.
The club wrote:
BREAKING: We are delighted to announce that the top ranked @ICC link player, Babar Azam, will be joining Somerset for the 2019 @VitalityBlast link!!
BREAKING: We are delighted to announce that the top ranked @ICC link T20I player, Babar Azam, will be joining Somerset for the 2019 @VitalityBlast link!! ????#WeAreSOMERSET link pic.twitter.com/Ywa8lZrGcz link
— Somerset Cricket ???? (@SomersetCCC)
Babar Azam has remained a key figure in Pakistan’s T20 campaigns and his signing can prove to be pivotal for Somerset.
The right-hand batsman recently struck a remarkable century against Leicestershire off just 63 deliveries. His innings helped Pakistan reach 200-6 and eventually win the match by 58 runs.