Pakistan batting star Babar Azam bid adieu after a memorable run at the Somerset club as the club ended their run at the Vitality Blast 2019.
“It was some amazing days with the Somerset family and fans. I am grateful to you all for the love that I have received here,” tweeted Azam.
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) 31 August 2019
The Somerset club applauded the Pakistani top order batsman for his excellent performance throughout the tournament.
Azam remained the tournament’s leading run scorer with 578 runs in 13 matches that he scored at an impressive average of over 52. Azam also went on to hit his second T20 ton, when he blasted 102 runs against Hampshire.
Thank you for everything @babarazam258!
Strike Rate 1️⃣4️⃣9️⃣
— Somerset Cricket 🏏 (@SomersetCCC) 1 September 2019
Despite a record setting performance, Azam failed against Middlesex, as he was dismissed for a golden duck in his side’s dramatic defeat and eventual exit from Vitality Blast 2019.