Australia’s Adam Zampa hasn’t given up on his dream of representing the national team in Tests despite scoring 48.26 in FC cricket.
Zampa has established himself as one of the world’s leading white ball spinners.
The right arm leg played an important role in Australia’s victory over the West Indies in the fourth T20I, as he recorded 2/20 numbers in four overs.
With a whole slew of sub-continental tours ahead for Australia in the second round of WTC, Zampa is confident he can transfer his mysteries from white ball to red ball cricket.
“These are]conversations I will have with selectors once testing, particularly in the subcontinent, resumes. I play bowling well and look forward to being on these tours, ”said Adam Zampa, as quoted by the Sydney Morning Herald.
“I always have ambitions [to play Test cricket]. I will play any cricket available. It’s just established that in recent years the white ball has been the highlight of this. We’ve had so many white ball rounds where I just haven’t had a chance to play red ball, ”he added. “Whenever I have been available I have tried to play. Zampa said.
“Shield cricket is the ultimate solution to get into the test team” – Adam Zampa
Adam Zampa didn’t appear in a single Sheffield Shield game last season. The right-arm leg spinner last played the First Class match in December 2019 and since then has represented Australia in 13 ODIs and 18 T20Is, claiming 27 and 17 wickets respectively.
But, according to Zampa, while he would have liked to play more Shield cricket, he doesn’t think that not playing Australia’s first FC tournament is the “end and the end” of breaking into the test squad.
“I don’t think playing Shield cricket is the end of getting into the tryout team,” he said. “I think if I’m playing bowling well by the time these tours are selected, hopefully I’ll be on them,” Zampa said.
“It’s disappointing that you haven’t had a lot of chances in the last few years to play first-class cricket because at the end of the day people look at your career stats, but that probably doesn’t really reflect who you are. are. moment, “he added.
Speaking of his numbers at FC, Adam Zampa has played 38 Shield games in which he managed just 105 wickets with a mediocre average of 48.26 with just 2 five wicket runs and a single ten for.
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