English Cricket County Somerset has announced that Pakistan’s star batsman Babar Azam will be part of the club next season and will be available from May to July this year.
The statement issued by Somerset states that the player has performed brilliantly in the 2019 season and will be part of the team again in 2020, subject to the approval of the Pakistan Cricket Board.
“Babar Azam is the best batsman in international T20 cricket and his return to the club will be a great addition to us,” said Somerset Director Cricket Andy Hori.
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Referring to Babar Azam, he said, “He played a great role for us last season and his statistics are really impressive”.
According to Somerset’s statement, Babar Azam said, “I enjoyed Somerset and I’m committed to next season as well.
Somerset team and fans are excellent”. He said, ‘Hopefully I can help the club reach the knockout in the Twenty20 Blast and win matches at the county championship’.