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Babar Azam’s magnificent hundred powers Somerset to 63 runs win

Babar Azam’s magnificent hundred powers Somerset to a comfortable win over Hampshire in Vitality Blast T20

Babar Azam scores hundred vs Hampshire
Babar Azam raises his bat after scoring a magnificent hundred for Somerset against Hampshire in the Vitality Blast T20

Babar Azam’s hundred powers Somerset to a comfortable victory

Hampshire won the toss and asked Babar Azam’s Somerset to bat 1st. Babar Azam came to open the innings along with Tom Banton. Babar remained unbeaten on 102 off just 55 balls. He reached to his hundred on the last ball of the innings as he smoked it over long on for a huge six. He hit 6 sixes and 7 fours during his magnificent knock as Somerset finished on 202/4 in their 20 over quota. The total proved too much for the Hampshire as Somerset won by 63 runs by DLS method. Babar Azam was awarded man of the match for his brilliant hundred.

He is currently the leading run scorer of Vitality Blast T20 2019 with 425 runs in 8 innings. He averages 70.84 in the tournament and has a strike rate of 152.58.
His last 6 innings for Somerset and T20 Blast have been as follow 
Babar Azam’s last 6 scores in the T20 Blast:

102*

56

4

43

83
95*
He has proved why he is number 1 batsman in T20’s. Somerset team management said that they were really confident when they signed the number 1 T20 batsman that he would prove to be a gem for the team. They are hoping that he continues with this form and helps them to claim the T20 title this year.

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