Grey-Nicolls have introduced the signing of Pakistan captain, Babar Azam, to their worldwide participant roster.
Azam, 26, is broadly thought-about to be one of many sport’s nice gamers, at present sitting at fifth within the Take a look at rankings. The precise-handed batsman boasts 5 Take a look at centuries, averaging 52 in simply 29 Checks.
Within the shorter type of the sport, Azam excels but additional. His file in One Day Internationals is imperious, with 12 centuries in his 77 matches at an incredible common of 55.93, and he’s at present ranked third within the ODI rankings. His 16 Worldwide T20 half-centuries and a mean of over 50 have seen him climb to quantity two in that format.
Azam was lately named because the full-time captain throughout all codecs for his nation, guaranteeing he’ll lead in Take a look at matches for the primary time in New Zealand in December reverse fellow Grey-Nicolls famous person, Kane Williamson.
Babar hit a memorable century within the 2019 Cricket World Cup in opposition to New Zealand at Edgbaston and most lately made a glowing 125 in opposition to Zimbabwe in Rawalpindi.
Commenting on his signing, Richard Grey, Gross sales and Advertising and marketing Director for Grey-Nicolls mentioned:
We’re delighted to welcome Babar Azam to Grey-Nicolls and excited to have top-of-the-line gamers on the planet use the model. We’re wanting ahead to seeing his continued success up shut.
Azam shall be utilizing the brand new Blue Maax in his first outing with Grey-Nicolls, together with Legend pads and gloves, and Gamers Helmet.