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Zampa confident against Tigers as they are not playing in Dhaka wickets

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 31st October, 2021 10:16:18 PM
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Australian spinner Adam Zampa believes that his side is well-placed to bounce back against Bangladesh despite recent failure against them in the T20 series as the wicket will be different in the showpiece event.

Bangladesh clinched five-match T20 series against Australia ahead of their ICC T20 World Cup campaign in a slow and low wicket at home but according to Zampa, they are not too bothered with it considering it will be a different story in the showpiece event.

“We are very much going to concentrate on the next game against Bangladesh,” Zampa told the media on Sunday.

“It will be different. The wicket in Dhaka was one of the worst international wickets we have come up against, particularly in my time in the Australian cricket team,’’ he said.

“Bangladesh would walk off with 115 runs and you’d think how are we gonna get this? I don’t think we will see a wicket that bad over here, and obviously, our team is looking a bit different. We’ve got some ball speed which we didn’t have over there,’’ he said.

“We are pretty wary of what they are able to do, they’ve got some young players and some great experience with guys like Shakib (Al Hasan), who can win a game off his own bat. It’s going to be a big game, and we’ll try and use whatever intel we have from the last series,” the Australian spinner said.

“This game will be a different look to those games in Dhaka,” he said.

Australia were never expected to cruise through the group stage, but after their first two games, there was an air of confidence in the T20 lineup.