Continuing his sublime form and showing why he is Number 1 T20 batsman despite not boosting power hitting Pakistani batsman Babar Azam smashed unbeaten 95 from 61 balls in Somerset’s Vitality T20 Blast fixture against Hampshire in Taunton on July 26.
Babar failed to complete a well deserved century as he remained unbeaten on 95 from 61 balls. Azam scored 9 boundaries and 3 sixes in the match. However, his performance was for a losing cause as Hampshire went on to win the game by four wickets.
Being sent to bat first, Somerset managed to score 172-3 in their 20 overs with Babar being the standout performer with the bat. Peter Trego and James Hilderith scored 35 and 28 runs respectively.
Chris Wood, Kyle Abbott and Chris Morris took a wicket each for Hampshire.
Hampshire chased down the 173-run target in 19.3 overs on the loss of six wickets. Aneurin Donald was the top scorer with 48 while Liam Dawson made 47 runs for the side.
Jerome Taylor, Craig Overton and Lewis Gregory bagged two wickets each for Somerset.