Adam Zampa is an Australian international cricketer who represents the Australian cricket team in limited-overs cricket. He is a leg-spinner and a lower-order batsman. Zampa is known for his accuracy, flight, and variation. He is one of the most successful white-ball bowlers in the world, and has played a key role in Australia's success in recent years.
Zampa was born on 31 March 1992 in Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia. He is the son of Darren and Allison Zampa. His father played cricket for New South Wales Country. Zampa has two older sisters, Sarah and Kate.
Zampa began playing cricket at a young age. He played for his local club, the Wollongong City Hawks, and for the New South Wales state age-group teams. Zampa made his first-class debut for New South Wales in the 2012/13 Sheffield Shield season. He moved to South Australia for the following season, where he has continued to play first-class cricket.
Zampa made his international debut for Australia in a One-Day International (ODI) match against India in February 2016. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for Australia against South Africa in March 2016.
Zampa has played 58 ODIs for Australia, taking 85 wickets at an average of 25.74 and an economy rate of 5.18. He has taken five wickets in an innings on two occasions. Zampa was a key member of the Australian team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Zampa has played 75 T20Is for Australia, taking 100 wickets at an average of 23.04 and an economy rate of 7.05. He has taken five wickets in an innings on two occasions. Zampa was a key member of the Australian team that won the 2021 T20 World Cup.
Zampa has not played Test cricket for Australia.
Zampa has not captained Australia at any level.
Zampa has not been involved in any major controversies during his career.
Zampa is engaged to Harriet Palmer. They have a daughter together, Zaidee.
Adam Zampa is one of the best white-ball bowlers in the world. He is a key member of the Australian cricket team, and has played a major role in Australia's success in recent years. Zampa is still relatively young, and has the potential to achieve even more in his career.