Vitae Sports’ Azhar Ali guides Somerset to Royal London One-Day Cup Victory

Azhar Ali

Congratulations to Vitae Sports’ Azhar Ali on guiding Somerset County Cricket Club to victory over Hampshire Cricket in the Royal London One-Day Cup final at Lords. The 34-year-old set the foundations for victory with 45 off 53 balls as Somerset built on their solid start to comfortably win by six wickets. The Pakistan Cricket Team international played an integral part throughout the trophy scoring 451 runs at an average of 41 and also weighing in with 7 wickets at 19.42 with the ball including a brilliant 5-34 against Worcestershire County Cricket Club in the quarter-finals. Vitae Sports Darren Long said: “It is a fantastic achievement for Azhar in his first full season in county cricket. “He is a delight to work with and incredibly popular with Somerset on and off the pitch. Andy Hurry never has anything but praise for his character, work ethic and what he brings to the club.”