The England’s latest revelation and young superstar in Tom Banton has become a global superstar by playing franchise leagues all over the world. The raw talent of Tom Banton has impressed one and all and is currently the hot topic in cricket town when it comes to T20 format.
The Somerset born Tom Banton burst into the scene with terrific hitting in the natwest vitality blast. He opened along with world’s #1 T20 batsman Babar Azam and their partnership was such a joy to watch for the cricket fans. The class and elegance of Babar Azam and the raw power and skill set of Tom Banton was a treat to cricket fans.
The terrific match-winner who is playing on the shores of Pakistan for the first time has taken a magnificent catch at the point region which is also fondly called as Jonty’s corner, as the legendary South African used to own that point region in his playing days.
Here’s the video clip of Tom Banton flying in the point region and completing a breathtaking catch off the bowling of Wahab Riaz.
For all the hype and talks around the young lad, Tom Banton has struggled to make an impact so far in this PSL. Across three innings he has only scored 20 runs at a run rate of 5.00.
India’s next big superstar in cricket in Shubman Gill and England’s young sensation Tom Banton might open in the Indian premier league for the KKR. This will be one hell of a batting combination considering the range of shots that these two batsmen possess and the skill sets these two have under their belt.
Although it will be difficult for Tom Banton to break into the settled KKR playing XI as they already have readymade 4 foreign options in Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, and the big man Andre Russell, one can always expect some aggressive moves with Brendon Mccullum at the helm.