Australia captain Aaron Finch heaped praise on leg-spinner Adam Zampa for his match-winning spell against Sri Lanka. t20 world cup Thursday’s game. Zampa returned to the batting-friendly track with bowling figures of 2/12, which derailed Sri Lanka’s innings in the middle overs. Zampa took the crucial wicket of Charit Aslanka, as Sri Lanka could manage only 154 runs, which the winner crossed in 17 overs.
Finch said after a good start from Sri Lanka, Zampa shifted the momentum to Australia and restricted them to chase. Leggi bowled a total of 12 dot balls in his four overs.
“That was a really good performance. SL got off for a flight. But Zampa pulled it back, and then Starc. We thought it was a really good wicket and a good chase,” Finch said at the end of the match. said in.
It was because of Zampa that despite some brilliant shots in the middle, Sri Lanka did not gain the required pace during those middle overs. He was highly praised by Mitchell Starc, who also took two wickets to trigger the collapse
Finch said he would have liked if David Warner was awarded the ‘Player of the Match’ award for his 65 but admitted that Adam Zampa deserved his world-class spell
Asked who was his man of the match between Warner and Zampa, Finch said: “As a batsman, I would have preferred a batsman to get the award, but when you were looking at the impact on the game , so tonight Zamps was great. He was brilliant, he took big wickets. It was a world class performance from his side.
Warner, who has gone through a lean patch, was back in his element as his 10 fours made it easy for Australia to chase down the target with three overs to spare.
Australia will next take on arch-rivals England at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. England are currently at the top of the Group 1 standings.