Adam Zampa bowled joint most expensive spell in ODI history

Adam Zampa

Australian leg spinner, Adam Zampa on Friday made an unwanted record of bowling the joint most expensive spell in ODI cricket history. In this article, we will tell you how it happened and who was that bowler with whom Zampa is now holding this unwanted record.

Some days are like hell for some players, 15th of August 2023 was one of a kind for Australian white ball leg spinner, Adam Zampa. In an ODI match against South Africa at Centurion, Adam Zampa bowled the joint most expensive spell in ODI cricket history. In his 10 overs spell against Proteas, he gave 113 runs and went wicketless. His economy in the match was 11.30.

Australia is playing against South Africa in a 5-match ODI series, it was the fourth match of the series where this nightmare kind of day happened with Zampa. Adam Zampa is one of the most renowned white ball spinners in the world right now but as they say, cricket is an unpredictable game and we as fans should be ready for these unbelievable things. Zampa was thrashed by the South African middle order, especially Heinrich Klassen and David Miller who made a record partnership of 222 runs in only 94 balls.

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Adam Zampa
Adam Zampa

They took South Africa to a score of 416 and in the end, won the game by 164 runs. Heinrich Klassen made 174 runs off just 83 deliveries and played a knock for the ages. It was Mick Lewis with whom Zampa now shares this record. In 2006 Mick Lewis also gave 113 runs in his spell in that famous match at Wanderers, Johannesburg. Adam Zampa also became the 16th bowler to concede more than 100 runs in an ODI spell.

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