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:
— Somerset Cricket 🏏 (@SomersetCCC) May 3, 2019
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.