Aaron Finch called Mitchell Starc their go-to bowler as they take on a wounded West Indies in their decisive final group match of the Twenty20 World Cup.
The use of the crease and the variation Zampa brought into play with his deft wrist work were the key factors that allowed him to prey on the already muddled minds of the Bangladesh line-up
Bangladeshi innings fell like house of cards as neither the batters could contend with the Australian pacers nor they negotiated the spinners well and were all out in just 15 overs after being asked to take first strike.
Yorker is a delivery that shatters not just stumps but sometimes toes and always egos, the most thrilling offering that leaves a bowler’s hand.
Warner, who was dropped from his IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad last month after two bad games, smashed 10 fours in his 42-ball knock as Australia achieved their target of 155 with 18 balls to spare in Dubai.
T20 World Cup 2021: Australia pacer Mitchell Starc seen limping off with an injured leg during training
The injury to his leg has now made Starc a doubtful starter for Australia's game against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
Starc said Australia's slide from being at the top in May last year to seventh in the T20 rankings is misleading and irrelevant to the T20 World Cup.
West Indies vs Australia: Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade star as visitors clinch ODI series with six-wicket win
Opening batsman Evin Lewis played a lone hand with an unbeaten 55 as the tourists bundled out the home side for 152 off 45.1 overs batting first with Mitchell Starc leading the rout with figures of three for 43.
Replying to the tourists' total of 187 all out, Pooran's unbeaten 59 and 52 from former captain Holder lifted the home team from the discomfort of 72 for five
West Indies vs Australia: Mitchell Starc, pacers dominate Windies as Aussies win first ODI by 133 runs
Mitchell Starc finished the match with a haul of five for 48.
Highlights, West Indies vs Australia 5th T20I at Gros Islet: Windies win by 16 runs, take series 4-1
Catch the Live score and updates from the fifth T20I between West Indies and Australia
The Indian women's team's tour Down Under will commence with a three-match ODI series between 19-24 September, followed by the one-off day-night Test from 30 September to 3 October.
Cricket Australia's 'piecemeal investigation' into Sandpaper Gate will bite them again, says Michael Vaughan
The trio of then Australian skipper Steve Smith, his deputy David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were banned for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal which happened during the Cape Town Test in 2018.
'You probably left two people out': Michael Clarke unconvinced by bowlers' statement on ball-tampering scandal
Sticking to his stand that the bowlers, who were part of that team, were aware of the plot to tamper with the red cherry during the infamous Cape Town Test against South Africa, Clarke said their statement finds no mention of the incident's chief protagonist, Cameron Bancroft, and the Australian team's former bowling coach, David Saker.
Australia bowlers deny Cameron Bancroft's claim that they knew of ball-tampering, call for end to 'rumour-mongering and innuendo'
Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon, who were all part of the team during the ill-fated series against South Africa, issued a joint statement to claim innocence and call for an end to "rumour-mongering and innuendo".
Steve Smith, David Warner and other big names included in Australia's squad for limited-overs tour to West Indies
Marnus Labuschagne however, misses out due to "logistical complexities" of joining the squad from the UK, which would necessitate him to undergo two weeks of quarantine.
Australia's David Warner along with Pakistan's Babar Azam, South Africa's Quinton de Kock and West Indies' Jason Holder are on a list of over 250 players vying for the seven remaining overseas places in the draft for the inaugural edition of the Hundred competition.
IPL 2021 auction: Mitchell Starc opts out, S Sreesanth enlists himself among 1097 players set to go under the hammer
The player registration deadline closed on Thursday and the list comprises 207 international players including 21 capped Indians.
India vs Australia: 'The Irrepressibles became The Immortals' local media reacts to visitors breaching "Fortress Gabba"
India thrillingly achieved their 328 target with just 18 balls left on the final day to win the four-Test series 2-1, the highest successful run chase at Australia's "Fortress Gabba", where the hosts had been unbeaten for 33 years.
India vs Australia: Rishabh Pant, Cheteshwar Pujara script one of greatest wins in Indian cricket history
No one moved from their seats as Pant cut, drove, and paddle-swept to make a statement to his detractors while gifting India one of their finest overseas wins during the dying moments of the final session with an off-driven boundary.