English Cricket County Club: Azhar Ali To Play for Somerset
Azhar Ali will play county cricket for Somerset, the former Pakistan captain also played a winning part in the 2016 Royal London Cup. This time he will play for Somerset for three matches. Azhar Ali has signed a contract to play in the last three matches of the county championship. Azhar Ali confirmed the deal in a statement on Wednesday (August 18th). He will also play in the Bob Willis Trophy final.
Azhar Ali is thrilled to have signed a deal with county cricket team Somerset. “I’m looking forward to playing for Somerset,” he said. Somerset is like my second home. I am optimistic I can contribute to the success of the team.
Anders Harry, director of Somerset Cricket Club, said young cricketers like Azhar Ali would improve a lot. “Azhar Ali is a big cricketer on and off the field,” he said. Performance speaks for itself. He spends a lot of time with the young cricketers in the squad. He has all the qualities that a cricketer needs.
Azhar Ali is quite successful in international cricket with the bat. Due to the arrangement of the national team, he did not get much opportunity to play first-class cricket. Somerset authorities are also hopeful that the team will perform well in the county championship. He is also hopeful that he will contribute to keeping the team in a good position in red-ball cricket.
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