2023 World Cup: Action against Sri Lanka

one day The 14th match of the World Cup 2023 is being played between Australia and Sri Lanka. Spin bowlers dominated in this match also. Once again the spinners proved their ability. In reply, Sri Lankan team was reduced to 209 runs in 43.3 overs. Australian spinner Adam Zampa played a key role in restricting Sri Lanka to such a low score. It was because of Zampa that the Sri Lankan team could not score big even after a good start.

Zampa’s surprise

Adam Zampa took four wickets for 47 runs. Sri Lanka first batting With the help of half-centuries from Kusal Perera (78) and Pathum Nissanka (61), they made a partnership of 125 runs in 130 balls. At one time it seemed that the Sri Lankan team would easily score more than 300, but it could not happen. Captain Cummins also played an important role in summing up Sri Lanka’s innings. Cummins showed both these players the way to the pavilion. David Warner ended Nishanka’s innings with a brilliant catch off Cummins, after which he gave the second blow to Sri Lanka at the score of 157 by dismissing Perera.

Jampa made a record

In this match, Sri Lanka was playing at 157 runs at the loss of just one wicket at one time, but after that they lost 9 wickets in just 52 runs. Adam Zampa took 4 wickets. This is his 10th 4 wicket haul in ODIs. Apart from him, Shane Warne is the only Australian spinner who has crossed the figure of taking 4 wickets ten times. He is the second Australian batsman to do so. Adam Zampa dismissed Kusal Mendis (9 runs), Sadira Samarawickrama (2 runs), Chamika Karunaratne (2 runs) and Mahesh Diksha (0 runs).