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Babar Azam(Twitter)

Babar Azam tells Somerset, he won’t wear logo of alcohol brand

Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 03:30 PM IST
Babar Azam was seen wearing a shirt which had the logo of an alcohol company on his back. Not surprisingly, it led to some backlash in the social media but a source close to the Pakistan captain confirmed he had made it clear in his contract with Somerset he would not promote any alcohol company logo.
File image of Mohammad Hafeez(Getty Images)
File image of Mohammad Hafeez(Getty Images)

Hafeez suspended from bowling in all ECB competitions

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 11:59 AM IST
The 39-year-old contested the findings of the assessment, which held that his elbow extension for his off-break exceeded the 15-degree tolerance limit for bowling actions.
Mohammed Hafeez walks off the pitch.(File Photo)
Mohammed Hafeez walks off the pitch.(File Photo)

Mohammed Hafeez called for chucking again, banned from bowling in ECB meets

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Hafeez’s action was found to be illegal during a Vitality Blast (T20) match between his county Middlesex against Somerset on August 30. The on-field umpires reported his action.
Former South Africa pacer Kyle Abbott after his record-breaking performance(Hampshire)
Former South Africa pacer Kyle Abbott after his record-breaking performance(Hampshire)

17 for 86, Kyle Abbott records best figures in first-class cricket since 1956

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 12:07 PM IST
Kyle Abbott’s 17-wicket match haul were the fourth-best bowling figures in County Championship history and dented Somerset’s hopes of winning the title with one match left in the season. This was also the best figures registered by any bowler in Hampshire’s history.
Kyle Abbott picked up 9 wickets(Screen grab)
Kyle Abbott picked up 9 wickets(Screen grab)

South Africa’s Kyle Abbott picks 9 wickets in an innings to send records tumbling - Watch video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 03:04 PM IST
Abbott’s 9-wicket haul which helped Hampshire bowl Somerset out for 142 in the first innings, is the second best figures by any Hampshire bowler in first-class cricket
File image of England skipper Eoin Morgan.(Getty Images)
File image of England skipper Eoin Morgan.(Getty Images)

Eoin Morgan smashes 83* off 29 balls as Middlesex pull off record run chase against Somerset in T20 Blast

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 01:24 PM IST
Eoin Morgan shared a 99-run partnership off 40 deliveries with George Scott to power his team over the line and seal a place in the quarter-final.
File photo of Murali Vijay.(Action Images via Reuters)
File photo of Murali Vijay.(Action Images via Reuters)

Muraji Vijay to play for English county side Somerset

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 01:24 AM IST
The 35-year-old Indian has played 61 Tests, scoring 3982 runs at an average of 38.28 with a top score of 167.
The 24-year-old Babar Azam, who is currently the World no 1 batsman in T20s, has already amassed 267 runs in just six innings in the Vitality Blast T20(Action Images via Reuters)
The 24-year-old Babar Azam, who is currently the World no 1 batsman in T20s, has already amassed 267 runs in just six innings in the Vitality Blast T20(Action Images via Reuters)

Babar Azam’s popularity crashes Somerset’s official website, forces a revamp

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Babar Azam slammed an unbeaten 95 against Hampshire and an 83 off 54 balls against Sussex. The latter attracted 1.5 millions views on live streaming
Marcus Trescothick of Somerset(Getty Images)
Marcus Trescothick of Somerset(Getty Images)

Marcus Trescothick announces retirement from professional cricket

London | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 09:11 PM IST
The 43-year-old opening batsman, who played 76 Tests and 123 one-day internationals, has scored a total of 26,234 first-class runs since making his debut for Somerset in 1993.
India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni runs on the pitch during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between India and Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, southern England, on June 22, 2019(AFP)
India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni runs on the pitch during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between India and Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, southern England, on June 22, 2019(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Justin Langer identifies the ‘new MS Dhoni’ of world cricket

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Australia have won five matches in the premier tournament and sits on the second position on the points table.
Pakistan's Mohammad Amir (C) celebrates(AFP)
Pakistan's Mohammad Amir (C) celebrates(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Amir aims for another Taunton triumph as Australia await

Taunton | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 10:56 AM IST
The group fixture at southwest county Somerset’s headquarters sees Amir back at the ground where he made his return to first-class cricket in England three years ago.
Pakistan's Babar Azam.(AFP)
Pakistan's Babar Azam.(AFP)

T20 Blast: Pakistan batsman Babar Azam signs for Someset

Dubai | By ANI
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 01:16 AM IST
Babar Azam’s participation beyond the quarter-finals stage is subjected to international commitments.
The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup trophy.(REUTERS)
The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup trophy.(REUTERS)

Sunil Gavaskar picks his 2019 World Cup favourites

New Delhi | By ANI
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 11:06 AM IST
‘If you go by the history of last two or three World Cups, in 2011 the host nation India won, in 2015 host nation Australia won. In 2019, there is a very good chance that England will win the World Cup’, said Sunil Gavaskar
File phot of Matt Renshaw.(REUTERS)
File phot of Matt Renshaw.(REUTERS)

Australia’s Matt Renshaw agrees Kent deal

London | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2019 08:29 AM IST
Australia batsman Matt Renshaw will play for Kent at the start of English season, featuring in the One-Day Cup as well as early County Championship fixtures
Dale Steyn currently has 419 Test wickets.(AFP)
Dale Steyn currently has 419 Test wickets.(AFP)

Fit-again Dale Steyn eyes 500 wickets, 100 Tests

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 03:09 PM IST
Dale Steyn, who has taken 419 wickets in 86 Tests so far, is making a comeback to international cricket with South Africa’s Test series against Sri Lanka in July.
Dale Steyn’s first game after he was sidelined with a heel injury during a Test against India earlier in January did not go well.(Reuters)
Dale Steyn’s first game after he was sidelined with a heel injury during a Test against India earlier in January did not go well.(Reuters)

Dale Steyn has forgettable outing on cricket return for Hampshire

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2018 01:26 PM IST
Dale Steyn went for 80 runs in 10 overs while representing Hampshire against Somerset in the Royal London One Day Cup on Wednesday.
Cameron Bancroft will be playing Premier Cricket for Willetton despite his nine-month ban for ball tampering.(AFP)
Cameron Bancroft will be playing Premier Cricket for Willetton despite his nine-month ban for ball tampering.(AFP)

Cameron Bancroft cleared to play Premier Cricket in Western Australia

Omnisport | By Omnisport
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 06:23 PM IST
Cameron Bancroft, who is currently serving a nine-month ban for ball tampering, has been cleared to play Premier Cricket in Western Australia
James Anderson has 531 test wickets for England.(Twitter (@bbctms))
James Anderson has 531 test wickets for England.(Twitter (@bbctms))

England pacer James Anderson causes stir with platinum blonde hair

Perform | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 01:20 PM IST
England and Lancashire fast bowler, James Anderson caused a stir when he took to the field against Somerset with his hair dyed platinum blonde.
Cameron Bancroft was banned for nine months by Australia after being caught on camera using tape to scratch the ball during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.(AFP)
Cameron Bancroft was banned for nine months by Australia after being caught on camera using tape to scratch the ball during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.(AFP)

Somerset ditch disgraced Australian cricket team batsman Cameron Bancroft

Agence France-Presse, London | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2018 07:26 PM IST
Somerset director of cricket Andy Hurry said disgraced Australian cricket team batsman Cameron Bancroft would not be the club’s overseas player for the 2018 county cricket season.
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