Babar Azam’s Somerset triumphed over Essex in their all-important clash in the ongoing Vitality Blast T20 competition. Somerset batted first and scored a mammoth 225-6 in their 20 overs.
Tom Banton & Babar Azam once again provided the men in purple with a great opening stand. Babar scored 56 off 39 with 7 fours and a Six. Banton, on the other hand, scored a quick-fire 39 off 17 with as many fours and sixes as Babar.
In reply, Essex could only manage to score 111 in just 12.5 overs. DW Lawrence was the top scorer for Essex with 24 runs.
Mohammad Amir also failed with the bowl for Essex as he was smacked around the park where he conceded 44 runs for just 1 wicket in his 4 overs.