Adam Zampa

Country: Australia
Born: March 31, 1992, Shellharbour, New South Wales
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly
Playing role: Bowler

Adam Zampa Bio

Adam Zampa, born on March 31, 1992, in Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia, is an energetic and competitive legspinner who has made a significant impact on Australia’s limited-overs cricket teams. With his subtle changes of pace, variations, and impeccable control, Zampa has proven to be a hard man to get away, creating havoc for opposition batsmen on numerous occasions.

Although Zampa is known for his mullet hairstyle and colorful persona off the field, his approach to bowling is clinical and focused. Despite his lack of prodigious turn, he compensates with crafty variations, including a wrong’un and straight ball, which have brought him tremendous success.

Zampa’s breakthrough season came in 2016 when he had a stellar summer for both South Australia and the Melbourne Stars. His performances caught the attention of the national selectors, leading to his inclusion in Australia’s limited-overs squads. In the T20 format, Zampa’s exceptional bowling skills shone brightly. He took five wickets at an economy rate of 6.27 in the 2016 T20 World Cup, becoming an invaluable asset to the team. Shortly after, he also showcased his talent in the Indian Premier League (IPL), claiming an impressive six-wicket haul.

However, it took some time for Zampa to establish himself in the Australian One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International (T20I) teams. Despite occasional setbacks, he continued to work tirelessly, honing his skills and striving for consistency. Eventually, in 2019, his perseverance paid off as he became a regular member of the Australian squad. He played every game during the successful tours of India and the United Arab Emirates, solidifying his place in the team for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Zampa emerged as Australia’s leading white-ball spinner, delivering impressive performances with his exceptional control and ability to take crucial wickets. His pivotal role played a significant part in Australia’s triumph in the T20 World Cup in 2021, where he finished second on the wickets chart, taking 13 wickets from seven matches at an economy rate of 5.81. His remarkable performances not only contributed to the team’s success but also earned him recognition and praise from fans and pundits alike.

While Zampa’s white-ball success has limited his opportunities at the first-class level, his dedication to the sport remains unwavering. Zampa’s passion for cricket is deeply ingrained in his family, with his father, Darren, having represented New South Wales Country. Adam began his career in his home state, making his debut for New South Wales during the 2012-2013 season. However, seeking more first-class opportunities, he moved to South Australia the following year. In an attempt to broaden his horizons once again, Zampa returned to Sydney for the 2020-2021 season.

As Zampa continues to evolve as a cricketer, his impact on the field and his captivating personality off it make him a fan favorite. With his infectious energy, competitive spirit, and ever-improving skills, Adam Zampa has undoubtedly established himself as a key figure in Australian cricket, serving as an inspiration to aspiring young spinners and a reliable asset to his team.

Adam Zampa Career Stats

Adam Zampa Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 74 17 8 49 13* 5.44 61 80.32 0 0 4 0 11 0
ODIs 97 47 17 285 36 9.5 434 65.66 0 0 26 1 18 0
FC 40 64 9 1221 74 22.2 1695 72.03 0 6 136 15 9 0
List A 142 81 26 797 66 14.49 903 88.26 0 3 81 18 28 0
T20s 251 79 35 279 23 6.34 328 85.06 0 0 22 3 34 0

Adam Zampa Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 74 73 1589 1856 82 5/19 5/19 22.63 7 19.3 0 1 0
ODIs 97 97 5112 4697 166 5/35 5/35 28.29 5.51 30.7 11 1 0
FC 40 70 8015 5215 111 6/62 10/119 46.98 3.9 72.2 3 2 1
List A 142 141 7631 6859 237 5/35 5/35 28.94 5.39 32.1 14 1 0
T20s 251 247 5341 6565 289 6/19 6/19 22.71 7.37 18.4 0 3 0

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