Babar Azam’s Career Best T20 Century Helps His Side to Victory

Star batsman, Babar Azam, has returned to form with a blistering century for Somerset against Glamorgan in the ongoing Vitality Blast in England. Babar smashed his career-best score of 114* from just 62 balls to help Somerset post a formidable total of 183/3.

Glamorgan, in reply, were bowled out for a miserly 117 in the 16th over as Babar’s team claimed victory by 66 runs which also helped improve the net run rate.


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Babar, who was dropped twice in the match, punished the bowlers, scoring runs on all sides of the wicket. His fiery knock included 9 fours and 5 sixes as he scored at a strike rate of 183.87, shutting the critics regarding his ability to score quick runs.

With his 4th hundred in the format, Babar also became the third-fastest batsman to cross the 5,000 runs mark in T20 cricket at an impressive average of over 42. His 114* is also the highest individual score in this year’s T20 Blast.

The 25-year-old’s previous scores for Somerset this year were 10, 0, 6, and 42, however, Babar played brilliantly on a tricky pitch and raised his bat for a century for the 4th time in his career.

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