Adam Zampa

The latest Aussie to attempt to fill the substantial boots of Shane Warne, Zampa is an energetic wrist-spinner with a solid reading of the game...


Born: March 31, 1992

Role: Right-hand bat, right-arm legspin

As a blonde-haired Australian leg spinner, Adam Zampa was always going to get the inevitable comparisons to the great Shane Warne.

A regular in white-ball cricket, Zampa has made more than 50 appearances for his country

Zampa began his professional career at New South Wales in 2012 and picked up 10 wickets at 23.90 in his debut first-class season.

A move to South Australia occurred the next year as a replacement for Nathan Lyon. 

An impressive 2015-16 season saw Zampa take 11 wickets in the One-Day Cup and 12 wickets in the Big Bash for Melbourne Stars, the second most by a spinner in both competitions, and he earned himself his first international call-up. 

Selected for the World T20 in India that same year, Zampa was Australia’s highest wicket taker at the tournament.

These displays earned him an IPL contract with Rising Pune Supergiants where he took 6-19 against Sunrisers Hyderabad – the second-best figures in IPL history.


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