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And the Aussies are desperate to turn a poor run of form around, having lost three-straight matches to South Africa to drop the five-match ODI series to the Proteas.
With the World Cup looming, captain Pat Cummins hinted at a bold strategic ploy to get the most out of the bowling unit – having spinner Adam Zampa bowl plenty of overs at the death.
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“Particularly if you pick four frontline bowlers, you’ve got to be ready to bowl in all phases,” Cummins said.
“’Zamps’, he’s effective at not only keeping the run rate down but he can take a couple of wickets at the death, which is really important as well and sometimes it’s a bit harder for pace…