Australia leg-spinner Adam Zampa on Tuesday stated that the wicket of Babar Azam is all the time an enormous wicket and added that the Pakistan skipper has received a ‘good tempo for ODI cricket’.
Talking to reporters after the top of his facet’s first ODI towards Pakistan, the 29-year-old was delighted that each one his teammates made most of their alternatives and outclassed Pakistan.
“It’s obviously a huge challenge, (Babar Azam) has got an excellent tempo for ODI cricket. In particular, he broke a record tonight, (scored) 4000 runs pretty quickly, so he is great for this format. He is a big wicket, same as Virat Kohli is for India,” Zampa stated.
“It’s not ideal when a couple of guys go down, especially two guys that we are going to play, Ashton Agar and Josh Inglis, were looking forward to playing competitive cricket, but this is how the world is at this moment. The guys who have come in have all contributed,” he added.
Zampa was happy together with his spin bowling associate Mitchell Swepson as he confirmed some actual nerves whereas making his ODI debut.
“Swepson is obviously getting better and better. It’s been a really tough couple of years for Mitch. He has been running a lot of drinks and been waiting for his opportunity, obviously, he has played a couple of T20Is, but I think he bowled really well in Test series without much reward,” Zampa said.